Village kicking off month-long celebration
The Village of Hamilton will have a month’s worth of events to celebrate the holiday season.
HAMILTON » Hamilton for the Holidays kicks off a monthof community events with a village-wide Holiday Open House on Nov. 17.
Shoppers can preview holiday merchandise at local businesses, with a night of special sales, refreshments, and restaurant deals. The Late Night Shopping Campaign will continue every Friday through Dec. 22, with shops open until 7 p.m.
The annual Night of Lights on the Hamilton Village Green takes place Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. to celebrate the holidays with hot chocolate and snacks, wagon rides, Santa’s arrival, carol- ing, and the lighting of the holiday tree.
Horse- drawn wagon rides will be offered onDec. 2, 9 and 16 from 3-5 p.m. at the Colgate Inn on Payne Street.
Santa will be visiting at Parry’s Hardware on Dec. 9 and23 from10a.m. to 1 p.m.
Residents can show their holiday spirit during the second Hamilton House Decorating Contest. Thewinners will receive $250 to spend locally for the holidays and will also select a local nonprofit that will receive another $250. To enter, fill out the form on thisishamiltonny.com by Dec. 10.
Holidays in Hamilton is sponsored by the Hamilton Business Alliance in partnership with Hamilton Village, Hamilton Rotary, and sponsors: Community Bank, Village Wine and Spirits, Dougherty Pharmacy, College Orthopaedics, NBT, Hamilton Hearing, Susie Gustafson Real Estate, Eagle River Realty, Suzanne L. MartinReal Estate, and Hamilton Village Real Estate.
For a complete schedule of events, visit www.thisishamiltonny.com. Parking is free anytime at the village lot on Payne Street behind the Village Office and along curbside during late night shopping hours.
The Village of Hamilton will host a month of community events beginning Thursday, Nov. 17, 2017.