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Lights of Love
The fifth annual Lights of Love festival that supports Gorton’s Specialty and Cancer Care Center at Addison Gilbert Hospital will take place Thursday, Nov. 29. The festival, presented by Beauport Ambulance Service, features a tree lighting ceremony and brings together community members to honor family and friends who have battled or are battling cancer.
The 38th Annual Ladies Night is Dec. 6, with downtown stores open for festive late night shopping. With every item purchased get a free entry to the $1,500 Super Shopping Spree. Enjoy free refreshments, special offers, great holiday buys!
The 38th annual Men’s Night is Dec. 13 with downtown stores open for festive late night shopping. With every item purchased get a free entry to the $1,500 Super Shopping Spree. Enjoy free refreshments, special offers, great holiday buys!
Family and Friends Night is Dec. 20, with stores open late for great late night holiday shopping. Santa will draw the winning ticket for the $1,500 Super Shopping Spree at 9 p.m. Restaurants will offer free dessert or appetizers. Carolers will stroll Main Street to make it a festive evening for friends and family.
Middle Street Walk
The Middle Street Walk is Dec. 8. from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with free concerts and special events at: Cape Ann Museum, Sawyer Free Library, Trinity Church, Universal Unitarian Church, Sargent House Museum, and more! The Annual lighting of the Lobster Trap Tree is at 4:45 p.m. A full list of free activities and programs is online on The Middle Street Walk’s Facebook page.