Looking for some interesting family activities to do this holiday season? The greater Waterville area has many to choose from. Here are the top ten:
Waterville, ME - November 28 - December 22, most evenings and Saturdays
Shop downtown and visit with Santa.
Goodwill-Hinckley - December 6 - 13, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, and evenings on the 10th and 12th
Daily tree viewings, giveaways, and lots of activities.
Skowhegan, ME - December 5 & December 6
Parade Friday night at 7:00 pm. Shop downtown and join in many holiday activities.
Colby College, Waterville, ME - December 5 & 6
Readings, caroling and music.
Farmington, ME - December 6
Holiday Movies themed parade, Gingerbread House Contest, Chili Contest and more. Bring your earmuffs!
Belgrade Lakes, ME - December 6
Parade, horse-drawn carriage rides, caroling and live music.
A fun family experience, you-cut tree farms make an event out of choosing your Christmas tree.
Donate cash, gifts, or food. Or make it a family activity and donate your time to help the hungry or needy.
Mondays thru Thursdays, 10 am - noon; 2nd and 4th Monday evening 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Drive through or stroll along well decorated streets. Some neighborhoods earn reputations for holiday decorating.
Good areas include Washington St, near Colby College; China Rd in Winslow, and any of the downtown shopping areas in Waterville, Skowhegan, Augusta, Winslow, Fairfield and beyond.