Downtown Berlin, Main Street
Friday, Nov. 24, 7 p.m. — Parade of Lights
The parade will begin at Aubuchon Hardware store and travel up Main Street to City Hall. The theme of this year’s parade is “Cartoon Christmas” and Santa and Mrs. Claus will be in the parade.
Be Local, Buy Local, Area Merchants
Saturday, Nov. 25, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Small Business Saturday
Berlin’s Main Street Program is offering horse wagon rides and there will be a “Meet and Greet” with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Badger Realty on Main St, across from City Hall. Many downtown Berlin merchants will be offering great promotions on Saturday.
Gorham Town Hall's Medallion Opera House, 20 Park Street
Saturday, Nov. 25, 4 p.m. & 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 26, 4 p.m. — Recycled Percussion
You may remember this highly energetic group that was in Berlin this summer giving away all kinds of merchandise. Tickets are $29.50. For more information log onto recycledpercussion.com
Gorham Town Hall, 20 Park Street
Friday, Dec. 1, 6:30 p.m. — Santa’s Workshop
The Gorham Common lights will be on and Santa will be there ready to have his picture taken with you. There will be an ornament-making session, and refreshments will be available.
The Rialto Theater, Main St., Lancaster
Tuesday, Nov. 28, 7 p.m. — Bob Amos and Catamount Crossing
This popular Bluegrass and Old-Time music band will provide a night of top-flight music. Tickets for the show are $15 and available at the Rialto in Lancaster, at Fiddleheads, 110 Main St., in Colebrook, online at gnwca.org and at the door on the night of the show.
St. Kieran Community Center for the Arts, 155 Emery Street, Berlin
Saturday, Dec. 2, 6 p.m. — The Nutcracker Ballet
This tale of Christmas dreams comes to life with Clara and her beloved toy, the Nutcracker. As the clock strikes midnight strange things begin to happen. You will be enchanted by fairies, dolls, soldiers, a Snow Queen and of course a Rat King and Uncle Drosselmeyer; all brought to magical life by the extraordinary dancers of the Robinson Ballet. Tickets are sold in advance by calling or visiting the Arts Center.
Happy Thanksgiving to all of you from the staff at The Berlin Sun. May your turkey be moist and your desert delicious. And may you be grateful for your family and friends as we are grateful for our readers.