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Little Falls, New York
December 14th, 2013
Event Guide
Prize Raffle Entry Form
Sponsored by the Merchants of Little Falls, New York
Schedule of Events – Christmas in Little Falls
For more information and updates, visit!
Family Events
8-9am - Registration for the Red Nose Reindeer 5K Fun
Run, @ Little Falls Family YMCA.
9am - Start time for the Red Nose Reindeer 5K Fun Run.
Santa Claus will fire the starting gun!
9am - HALO Christmas Tree lighting at Adirondack Bank.
9-10:45am - Visit with Santa at the Little Falls Fire Station,
on the corner of Main Street and William Street.
Sponsored by the brave firefighters of the Little Falls
Fire Department!
9am-Noon - Supporting Our Troops and Building Bridges
to Peace, at the Little Falls Community Center, East
Main Street. Make Christmas cards for our brave service
men and women, and make bracelets for them to
distribute as tokens of friendship overseas.
10am-Noon - Write and mail letters to Santa Claus, in the
Adirondack Bank lobby.
10-11am - Come and cheer on your favorite wait-staff as
they race for charity ... without spilling their trays ladden
with drinks ... in the First Annual Waiter/Waitress Race!
The race starts at 10am at The Renaissance! Download
your pledge forms here !
10-11am - FREE bracelet-making at the Little Falls Library
Community Room, sponsored by Fall Hill Bead & Gem.
10am-Noon - Cookie exchange at the LF Antique Center.
10am-Noon - Open house at the WCA historical mansion.
10am-1pm - Christmas cookie decorating and children’s’
games at the Little Falls Community Center.
10am-1pm - FREE Horse and Carriage rides! Take a tour
of downtown Little Falls, departing from the Little Falls
Historical Society.
10am-2pm - Visit the Little Falls Historical Society
Museum, and see this year’s unique and special
Christmas exhibit!
11am-Noon - Enjoy a splendid readers' theater version of
Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol at the Little Falls
Community Center!
11am-1pm - Visit with Santa at the Knights Inn. Highquality photos are available, sponsored by the Frontier
Council Girl Scouts!
11am-2pm - Soup Fest: taste all of the delicious homemade soups and stews by the best chefs from Little
Falls! All proceeds to benefit local charities.
1pm-?? - Free Christmas movies at Valley Cinema. Enjoy a
FREE showing of Frozen at 1pm, followed by a
marathon of FREE showings of all the great holiday
classics until the wee hours of the morning. Donations
are gratefully accepted for the Valley Cinema Go Digital
or Go Dark campaign!
Music Events
Friday, 8pm-?? - Enjoy the Olive Branch Ball on Friday
night, December 13th, at the DeCarlo Staffo Post!
Listen to all your favorite local bands: Dick Solberg (Sun
Mountain Fiddler), JAB ... and some amazing surprise
appearances, such as a sit-in by famed banjo-player Eric
Weissberg! Admission is totally FREE!
Saturday, 12:30-2pm - Enjoy the seasonal music of the
Benton Hall Hand Bell Chorus, followed by piano and
instrumental recitals by Benton Hall and LFHS students,
at the Mohawk Valley Center for the Arts.
Saturday, 2-3:30pm - Get into the Holiday spirit with the
amazing spiritual and seasonal music of Homeward
Bound, directed by Jane Malin, at the Mohawk Valley
Center for the Arts.
Saturday, 2-4pm - Rock with the fantastic new local band
phenomenon, Heard and the Wonderfish! Enjoy the
trendy music, along with a wine-tasting and great food,
at the Piccolo Café!
Saturday, 5:30-7:30pm - Chill-out to the jazzy beat of local
artists Oscar Stivala and Friends, at the Raven’s Watch
Antiques and Art Gallery!
Saturday, 9pm-1am - End the day relaxing with friends to
the sounds of Common Ground, at the Shu-Maker
Mountain Sports Complex, with a $5 donation to
HALO & Herkimer County Humane Society.
Sunday, 4-7pm - Gala Fundraiser Ball! Come out to the
Knights Inn from 4-7pm on Sunday for a fundraiser
Gala Ball to support Valley Cinema's Go Digital or Go
Dark Campaign! Listen to the classic rock sounds of
Cleen Street, and enjoy hors d'oeuvres and cocktails.
$100 per couple or $60 single. Call Chris Anderson at
867-8894 for more information!
Adult Events
9am-?? - Enjoy one of Moose’s world-famous Tom and
Jerrys, available at Ed and Bud’s Bar and Grille!
2-4pm - Wine-tasting at Piccolo Cafe; find your own 'veritas
in vino' as you listen to rock and classical favorites
performed by the fantastic local band "Heard and the
4:30-5:30pm - Grown-up story hour at Ole Sal's! The
reading will feature a delightful holiday story by Alan
Gurganus, and a poem by Dylan Thomas. All are
welcome at this ever-popular event!
5-10pm - Fine Christmas dining at Canal Side Inn.
Our Major Sponsors
We would like to extend a very special thank-you to the
following benefactors for their major donations to make
Christmas in Little Falls possible again this year: George
F. Aney, Louis Baum, Ann Blask, Community Co-Op, Day,
Scarafile & Read, Harry and Kevin Enea, Feldmeier
Equipment, George Lumber & Building Material, Geraty
Pools, Knights Inn, Little Falls Carpet, Little Falls Family
YMCA, Little Falls Fuel, Little Falls Hospital, Park
Outdoor, Mark Morenelli, Dr. Anthony Piana, The Polish
Community Club, Tom Prestopnik, Redco Foods, Rose
Law Firm, Van Meter & Van Meter LLC. West End Wine
& Liquor.
Visit These Participating Merchants
For Special Events, Discounts, Prizes, Raffles & More!
Adirondack Bank. Halo Tree & letters to Santa!
Always Treasured. Holiday open house!
All-Events Engraving. Christmas open-house!
Ann St Deli. Delicious meals especially for you!
Beauty and the Beach. Free beauty gift. Hot
chocolate with toppings!
Best-Buy Appliance.
Day, Scarafile &
Read. Sponsors of
Youth 5K!
Canal Side Inn.
Complimentary hors
d’oeuvres from 5-6pm!
Designs by Shelly.
Christmas open-house,
with fudge and chocolates!
Ed & Bud’s Grill. Serving the world-famous
holiday drink, Tom & Jerry!
Ed’s Pizza. Proud sponsor of the Red Nose
Reindeer 5K Run!
Faces of Astarte Expressions Salon. Sing us
your favorite Christmas carol and receive a free
hair trim; gift certificates and specials!
Fall Hill Bead & Gem. Holiday open-house
with raffle for Herkimer Diamond Necklace!
George’s Lumber. BUG Mobile and live
broadcasts on Saturday morning!
Hannah’s Signature Cakes. 10% off holiday
dessert, cookie or party platters! Donated
Christmas cookies for cookie decorating!
Historical Society Museum. Christmas at the
Il Caffé. Christmas morning breakfasts; enter to
win a large cookie platter!
Imagineering Drum & Guitar Shop! Sales!
Kathy’s Hair Designs. Holiday music & treats!
Knights Inn. Santa from 11am-1pm; Indoor
Farmer’s Market!
Little Falls Carpet. Raffle for a 12x15 carpet,
pad & labor ($500 Value)!
Little Falls Construction. Sponsoring Christmas
Scavenger Hunt!
LF Community Coop. Organic food-tasting and
cheese-tasting, 10:30am-12:30pm!
Little Falls Hardware. Sale on snow shovels!
Lovenheim’s. Holiday rug sale!
The Mustard Seed. Holiday open-house!
Mohawk Valley Center for the Arts.
Sponsoring recitals by Benton Hall Hand Bell
Choir and recitals by music students, then
Christmas music by Homeward Bound; visit
the Selective Eye for great Holiday Shopping!
Naturewood Knoll Tree Farm. Trees, wreaths
and green decor; gift shop..
Ole Sal’s Café & Creamery. Holiday music &
ice cream specials!
Paca Gardens. Complimentary coffee, hot cider
& donuts; spinning, needle felting and other
fiber arts demonstrations from 10am-2pm!
Piccolo Café. Wine-tasting from 2-4pm; live
music by Heard & the Wonderfish!
Raven’s Watch Antique& Art Center. Live jazz
with Oscar Stivala & Friends, 5:30-7:30pm!
The Renaissance. Sponsoring the
Bartender/Waiter Race at 11am!
Rick’ Style Inn & Barber Shop. Holiday gift!
Sandwich Chef. Sausage & peppers, soup bowls;
$1 from each will go to Food Pantry!
Shumaker Mountain.
Live music by Common
Shop’s at 25 West & LF
Antique Center.
Cookie exchange at
10am and great
Stone Mill. Proud sponsor
of the holiday events at
Canal Place!
Valley Cinema. FREE 1pm showing of Frozen,
FREE holiday movie marathon until midnight!
Valley Restaurant Equipment. Special sales!
Van Meter & Van Meter, LLC. Proud sponsor
of Christmas in Little Falls!
West End Wine & Liquor. Wine-tasting and
specials on holiday spirits!
White Rose Bakery. Children’s’ basket
giveaways, cake giveaways; free coffee!
WCA. Christmas open-house & treats!
YMCA of Little Falls. Sponsoring Horse &
Carriage tours!
Christmas in Little Falls
Holiday Round-Robin Shopping Circuit
Have this EVENT CARD signed by TEN participating merchants, and enter
it in the drawing for a Basket of Cheer donated by West End Liquor or a
Special Children’s gift donated Tom Prestopnik!
My Name:
My Phone Number:
My Address:
As You Visit the Events Sponsored by the Merchants of Little
Falls, Collect their Stamps or Signatures HERE:
Best Buy
FBLA at the
Valley Center
for the Arts
Paca Gardens
Faces of
The Sandwich
Little Falls
Ed’s Pizza
All Events
Beauty & the
Kristin’s Cafe
Little Falls
The Mustard
Knight’s Inn
Fall Hill
Bead’s &
At 25 West
Little Falls
Little Falls
By Shelly’s
Return this page to any participating merchant on Saturday to enter the PRIZE DRAWING!
Merchants ... please return the filled-out entries to Christine or David Van Meter at Van Meter & Van Meter, LLC.