December’s festive holiday events
A number of festive Mohawk Valley events are happening this coming week. Make the time and venture out to enjoy the holiday season with friends and family.
The Ultimate Christmas Show
Beginning on December 12th, the Wilde Rep Theater will present its production of “The Ultimate Christmas Show Abridged“. Located at 12 Genesee Street in New Hartford, this funny and irreverent show is fun for all. Have fun tapping out tunes and singing along with the cast, Jim Drake, Emily Inman and Natalie Nolan. Most of all, this production has a little something for everyone and is sure to have you laughing in spite of yourself.
After that and across the river in Rome, you can visit the Annual Arts Legacy Exhibition on Friday. This exhibit is located at the Reach Center on 205 W. Dominick Street. Enjoy the historic and current works of local artists who have played important roles in shaping the Mohawk Valley arts community. Also, the exhibition is free and open to the public.
Christmas in Little Falls
Treat yourself and loved ones to the 12th Annual Christmas in Little Falls Celebration on Saturday, December 14th. Christmas in Little Falls is a city-wide event set in the beautifully historic downtown. Enjoy many FREE events in a family-friendly environment. There’s certainly plenty of shopping, dining alone with a spectacular indoor farmers’ market and craft fair. Christmas in Little Falls is the perfect way to get in the holiday spirit!
Also visit the historic Stone Mill Inn at Canal Place in Little Falls for their Holiday Open House. First, try some of the complimentary light refreshments. Then visit the inviting accommodations and relaxing light-touch studio. Be sure to check out the specials and free drawing.
Enjoy the Sounds of the Season at the Herkimer Holiday Concert
The String Orchestra of NYC will perform their Holiday Concert on Friday, December 13, 2019 from 7:00 to 9:00pm at the Robert McLaughlin College Center Sarkus-Busch Theater. This concert is part of the Robert H. Wood Great Artists Series. It is free and open to the public, on behalf of the Herkimer County College Foundation.
Ilion Holiday Hoopla
On Friday, December 13th, gather in the village of Illion for the Annunciation tree lightening at 5:30pm followed by a Winter Wonderland Dance from 6-9pm. Then on Saturday, December 14, the Ilion Holiday Hoopla begins at 9 AM throughout the village. Have fun at the activities, performances, crafts, food, specials, and more.
This is just a taste of the many events happening this holiday season. Be sure to check out the Mohawk Valley Today Events page to find more seasonal events near you.