Little Falls, New York December 14th, 2013 Event Guide and Prize Raffle Entry Form Sponsored by the Merchants of Little Falls, New York FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE OUR WEB SITE: WWW.CHRISTMASINLITTLEFALLS.COM Schedule of Events – Christmas in Little Falls For more information and updates, visit www.ChristmsInLittleFalls.com! 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 Wonderfish"! 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. Open-house! 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 Museum! 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 Ground! Shop’s at 25 West & LF Antique Center. Cookie exchange at 10am and great shopping! 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: 1 2 Pohlig’s Lovenheim’s Paint 7 Best Buy Appliance 8 Always Treasured 13 FBLA at the Community Center Historical Society Museum 14 Mohawk Valley Center for the Arts 19 20 Paca Gardens Faces of Astarte Salon 3 4 The Sandwich Little Falls Chef Community Co-Op 5 9 11 Ed’s Pizza 12 16 All Events Engraving 17 Beauty & the Beach 18 Kristin’s Cafe 22 23 Little Falls Antique Center 24 The Mustard Seed 10 WCA Historical Mansion 15 Indoor Farmer’s Market 21 Knight’s Inn Fall Hill Bead’s & Gem’s Shops At 25 West 6 Little Falls Carpet Little Falls Hardware Design’s 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.
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