December events

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 2:45pm

1-31 – Hike the Holiday Story Trail - Follow the illustrated signs that tell a tale along the trail at Boothbay Region Land Trust’s (BRLT) Oak Point Farm, 60 Samoset Road, Boothbay Harbor. Easy one-mile loop. Suitable for children of all ages. Free. FMI: Environmental Educator Tracey Hall at or 633-4818.

1-31 – Gardens Aglow - At Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, transformed into a magical winter wonderland with 600,000 lights – through Dec. 31. Tickets, info:

2-5 – Gingerbread Spectacular - New dates! Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, 86 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor. See gingerbreads! 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Music. Bake sale. Free admittance! Masks must be worn inside.

4-6 – Festival of Trees - CANCELED

5 – Harbor Lights Festival - Santa, Mrs. Claus and their North Pole entourage come to town. Wagon rides, lighted boat parade, visit with the Clauses, live Nativity, craft show, Festival of Trees and more. Events around downtown Boothbay Harbor. Call Boothbay Harbor Region Chamber of Commerce for more info: 633-2353.

7, 8 – Christmas Tree Trains - WW&F Railway Museum, 97 Cross Road, Alna. Pick a tree at the farm. It will be delivered to your car by train. 882-4193.

11 – Scotty River Trio - 7:30 p.m. Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, 86 Townsend Ave. Tickets for 50. FMI/tickets: 633-5159; Social distancing observed. Masks must be worn inside.

14 – Victorian Christmas - Free trains, horse-drawn wagon rides (sleigh if there’s snow), visit from Santa, cookies! 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. WW& F Railway, 97 Cross Road, Alna. 882-4193;

16 – Men's Night - Local merchants offer super discounts to finish those Christmas lists – and some will even be cooking up burgers and other tasty treats on the sidewalks to keep up your strength.

17 - Castlebay - The Yuletide concert. 7 p.m. Tickets for 50. Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, 86 Townsend Ave. 50 ticket maximum. FMI/tickets: 633-5159; Masks must be worn inside. Social distancing observed.