Sunday, November 22, 2009

Dec. Holiday Events 2009 in Berlin and Lowell

We received these listings after we went to press with our December issue.
Plan your calendars:

Saturday, November 28, 2009

FREE Lowell City of Lights Parade and Holiday Art Stroll

Jackson Street to Lowell City Hall
Lowell, MA
12 - 8 p.m.
On Saturday, November 28 at 4:30 p.m., the parade will once again commence from Jackson Street and end at City Hall, where along with the traditional lighting of the J.F. K. Plaza and the Wannalancit smoke stack Christmas trees will be the illumination of the “Winterfest 2009”countdown clock and debut of new lighting elements. Building on this year’s filming in Lowell of the Paramount Pictures film “The Fighter,” our Parade Grand Marshall will be legendary Lowell fighter, Micky Ward.

The Holiday Art Stroll will expand from 12 noon-4pm this year. Visitors will enjoy music and holiday treats at partnering restaurants and cafes as well as arts & crafts shopping at several Downtown galleries and studios.

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Flute Choir Concert of Holiday Music

Friday, December 4 at 8:00 pm
This special holiday music concert by Harmonie Transverse will take place at Berlin's 1870 Town Hall and is free; however a free will offering will be taken to benefit Berlin's First Parish Church. Harmonie Transverse was formed in 2002 with 12 flutists who had performed with the New England Conservatory’s Metropolitan Flute Orchestra. The group is part of the Artist in Residence program at Wachusett Regional High School and consists of performers, teachers, parents, and artists. Berlin resident Serge Paul-Emile is a member. The ensemble includes piccolo, C Flute, G Alto Flute, and Bass Flute; which gives an excellent range for Flute Choir music.

Christmas in Berlin

Saturday, December 5
Many events will be happening at Berlin's 1870 Town Hall including holiday music by our talented music students, lunch in Barnes Hall, a winter musical show, a gingerbread house contest, Santa and a lively contra dance to end the day.


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