Make the season special... Bundle up and join this magical, dazzling, family-oriented holiday night presented by the Hanover Improvement Society and hosted by the Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce in concert with Hanover and Norwich businesses. Join in on complimentary evening of community and festivities. Celebrate the Season for 2018 wil take place on Friday, December 7. Please return to visit this page for updates as we get closer to the holidays.
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Friday, December 1, 2017
3:30 - 5:00 PM | The Norwich Inn
Visit from Santa Claus
3:30 PM | The Nugget Theater
FREE Movie "RUDOLPH THE RED NOSE REINDEER" The Nugget will be accepting monetary donations or canned goods as a donation to benefit "The Upper Valley Haven" Many thanks to the Hanover Improvement Society for being the Presenting Sponsor of Celebrate the Season!
3:30-4:30 PM | Howe Library
Author visit with Martin Philip, head bread baker at King Arthur Flour and author of Breaking Bread. The Norwich Bookstore will at the library be selling copies of Martin's book. http://bit.ly/2zQm8Ek
4:30 - 7:30 PM | Lobby of Nugget Arcade Building
See the Baloonatik! Circus Illusions. Sponsored by Cabinetry Concepts
4:00 - 8:00 PM
All around Downtown Hanover
Free horse drawn wagon rides, downtown stores open with refreshments, crafts, discounts, raffles, window decorations & more! Sponsored by Dr. Sam's Eye Care
Amcomm Wireless (Verizon)
Kids table for Christmas coloring, snowflake making, and yummy Christmas cookies to enjoy.
Musical performances and discounts
10% Discount on Purchases
Beading for Kids
Game Set Mat
20% off all clothing. Everyone who makes a purchase gets entered into a raffle for a Skida Alpine Hat. Free chocolate.
Hanover True Value Hardware
Hosting a children's craft to make a Snowman Ornament or Snowman Magnet-your choice! See the Stocking for the Winner of the SNOWFLAKE SCAVENGER HUNT! Sponsored by Hanover True Value Hardware.
The Hanover Inn Lobby
Display of model trains from Connecticut River Model Train Club. Handcrafted gingerbread house display from Pastry Chef Pam
4:45 - 8:00 p.m. Nugget Arcade Building
Balloonitik Circus Illusion Performanc
Punch & cookies at the Hood Museum
League of NH Craftsmen Fine Craft Gallery & Classes
4-7 PM Metal and clay ornament making. Raffle for a gift certificate for the gallery. Musical performance. Extended hours, raffle, cookies and hot chocolate.
Lemon Tree of Hanover
Refreshments and Raffle!
Lou's Restaurant & Bakery
Gingerbread decorating (starting at 4:00 until supplies run out) Holiday Cheer Sponsor
Every purchase on that day above $10.00 dollars will receive a free chocolate of their choice. 15% discounts on Holiday orders placed on that day! Holiday Cheer Sponsor
Main Street Kitchens
10% Discount on all in stock merchandise. Electrics and Soda Stream excluded.
FREE Stokes Fire Starters, while supply lasts. Cookies, cider and sparkling water.
Ramunto's Brick N' Brew Pizza
Marshmallow Roasting on the Patio
Robert's Flowers of Hanover
Ornament making for kids. Enter a raffle of a year of free flowers (1 bouquet for 12 months). Hot chocolate and holiday cookies.
Simon Pearce - Hanover
Simon Pearce will be offering 10% off on Dec.1st as well as hosting a raffle to win one of our stunning glass items.
Six South Street
Discounts, window decorations, raffle contest, and refreshments, Free Musical Performance at 6-7pm "Banish Misfortune Cellos "
Ornament Decorating for kids
Von Bargen's Jewelry
Children's ornament making with cider and snacks
5:00-8:00PM | Hanover Strings
Kick off the downtown Hanover holiday season at the Hanover Strings Holiday Flash Sale: Dec. 1, between 5 - 8pm only: 15% off all guitars, ukes and mandolins.
5:00PM | The Hanover Inn
Northern Stage Performance
5:00 - 5:30PM | Hanover Green
Christmas Tree Lighting with the Christmas Revels North Chorus (cookies and hot chocolate served)
5:30 - 8:00 PM | Mascoma Savings Bank
Visit Santa, Mrs. Claus and friends. Enjoy the mechanical Animal rides, cookie frosting, temporary holiday tattoos, Ray School Art display, refreshments (popcorn, water & cookies), and holiday hair braiding.
5:30-8:00PM | Left Bank Books
Special Offer: Holiday Jewelry & Scarf Sale to Benefit "WISE" Kindness Message Rock Painting: Craft Project for Adults
6:00PM | Hanover Park Steps
North Country Chordsmen
7:30 PM | The Skinny Pancake
Glen Roth Band Enter to Win a Skinny Pancake Gift Certificate
Saturday, December 2, 2017
10:00-3:00PM | Tracy Hall, Norwich
The Family Place's 14th Annual Gingerbread Festival
10:00-1:00PM | The Richard W. Black Community Center
The Hanover Garden Club Holiday Sale Shop for gifts and holiday decor in a winter wonderland! A special children's craft, a raffle and live music are part of the fun. Shop handmade and decorated tabletop trees and centerpieces; a wide selection of gifts for the gardener. LIVE MUSIC: A quartet from the North Country Chordsmen will sing from 11:00 to noon.
Designer Gold | Hanover True Value Hardware | Hanover Inn | League of NH Craftsmen | The Skinny Pancake
Soup Tasting with a Purpose Soup's On! Warm up, and fill up while supporting our area non-profits. Hanover will be bubbling over with a delicious variety of soups for you to try while supplies last. Please consider making a donation at a participating location.
4:00PM | Hanover True Value Hardware
Drawing for $1,000 in prizes (GIANT Stocking Full). Enter the raffle by participating in the fun Snowflake Scavenger Hunt; LEARN MORE.
4:00PM | Six South Street
Wine tasting, hot cider, and Banish Misfortune Cello Free, ID Required for wine tasting. Bistro specials.