Boothbay Harbor Fire Department won the second annual Dalmation Cup, by being judged the winner of the Lighted Fire Truck parade held Saturday afternoon, Nov. 27. Runner-up was last year’s winner, Nobleboro Fire Department, winner of the People’s Choice Award.
Ten fire trucks and Boothbay Region Ambulance Service vehicles were decorated for the parade, which started from Boothbay Fire Department and paraded through St. Andrews Village and downtown Boothbay Harbor.
The parade is part of the annual Boothbay Lights celebration sponsored by Boothbay Harbor Region Chamber of Commmerce.
Dec. 4 will feature the Lighted Boat Parade (participants should sign up at the Chamber, 633-2353) through the inner harbor in Boothbay Harbor at 6:45 p.m., with the Blessing of the Fleet and fireworks to follow; also on that day, Brown’s Wharf’s parking lot will be where kids and adults can pick up their ornaments for Eastside Waterfront Park’s Family Christmas Ornament decorating contest between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Drop off and judging of the ornaments will be held Dec. 18.
Boothbay Railway Village Museum will fire up its trains for the three weekends of the North Pole Express (Dec. 4, 5, 11, 12, 18 and 19), 10:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Santa Claus will make an appearance, but, like last year, he will be able to be seen live-streamed from Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library on Saturday, Dec. 11, from 4 to 4:30 p.m., where he will conduct a Story Time.
Men’s Night shopping will be Wednesday, Dec. 15.
The Opera House at Boothbay Harbor will hold its Gingerbread Spectacular Dec. 16-19.
These events are subject to change, said the Chamber via email, and due to COVID-19, updates may be made and people should call the Chamber office, 633-2353, or visit its Facebook site for any important information.