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The 2019 Annual Festival of Lights Celebration is a production of Rockland Main Street, and sponsored by the Island Institute.

Friday, November 29th
12:00 P.M. - SANTA'S ARRIVAL AT Middle Pier In Rockland Harbor VIA RESCUE BOAT FROM U.S. Coast Guard Station Rockland, SPONSORED BY Journey's End Marina

12:15 - SANTA AND OTHER VIP'S PERFORM A CEREMONIAL RIBBON CUTTING ON Rockland Main Street TO OPEN THE HOLIDAY SHOPPING SEASON.

12:00 - 3:00 P.M. FREE HORSE DRAWN WAGON RIDES SPONSORED BY MANY BUSINESSES AND BOARDING ON ELM STREET.

12:30 - 3:00 P.M. SANTA GREETS KIDS AT HIS WORKSHOP, SPONSORED BY Shed City Inc and Hampton Inn & Suites, Rockland/Thomaston Maine WITH CANDY CANES PROVIDED BY J Edward Knight Insurance AT MILDRED MERRILL PARK NEXT TO THE LOBSTER TRAP TREE.

5:45 - AWAIT SANTA'S ARRIVAL WITH COOKIES PROVIDED BY CULINARY ARTS STUDENTS AT Mid-Coast School of Technology, AND HOT DRINKING CHOCOLATE PROVIDED BY Bixby & Co.
UNDER A TENT PROVIDED BY Wallace Events.

6:00 - SANTA ARRIVES ON A FIRE ENGINE PROVIDED BY Rockland Maine Fire & EMS Department FOR THE OFFICIAL LIGHTING OF THE LOBSTER TRAP CHRISTMAS TREE.

6:05 - OFFICIAL LIGHTING OF THE LOBSTER TRAP TREE, SPONSORED BY Camden National Bank

Saturday, November 30th
ALL DAY - SHOP SMALL/SHOP LOCAL SATURDAY PROMOTIONS THROUGHOUT DOWNTOWN ROCKLAND.
10:00 A.M. - SHARE THE WONDER AT THE Farnsworth Art Museum
12:00 - 3:00 P.M. FREE HORSE DRAWN WAGON RIDES SPONSORED BY MANY BUSINESSES AND BOARDING ON ELM STREET
12:00 - 3:00 P.M. SANTA GREETS KIDS AT HIS WORKSHOP, SPONSORED BY Shed City Inc and Hampton Inn & Suites WITH CANDY CANES PROVIDED BY J. Edward Knight Insurance AT MILDRED MERRILL PARK NEXT TO THE LOBSTER TRAP TREE.
1:00 P.M. - HISTORIC INN HOLIDAY HOUSE TOUR
4:00 P.M. - FESTIVAL OF TREES SILENT AUCTION
6:00 P.M. - PARADE OF LIGHTS ON MAIN STREET BEGINS, SPONSORED BY First National Bank. BE SURE TO CATCH SANTA AT THE END OF THE PARADE ABOARD A HORSE DRAWN WAGON PROVIDED BY St. George Carriage Company
Sunday, December 1
7:30 - 9:30 A.M. *BREAKFAST BUFFET WITH SANTA AT Eclipse Restaurant and Event Center, SPONSORED BY Bixby & Co. WITH ADDITIONAL UNDERWRITING SUPPORT FROM Rockland Cafe. BUFFET SEATINGS AT 7:30, 7:40, 7:50, 8:00, 8:15, 8:30, 8:45, 8:55, WITH LAST SEATING AT 9:10
*Pricing for Breakfast With Santa is $2 for Children, $5 for Adults

Saturday in December till just before Christmas...
DEC 7, 14, 21 - *WEATHER PERMITTING*
NOON - 3:00 P.M. FREE HORSE DRAWN WAGON RIDES SPONSORED BY MANY BUSINESSES.
12:00 - 3:00 P.M. SANTA GREETS KIDS AT HIS WORKSHOP, SPONSORED BY Shed City Inc AND Hampton Inn & Suites, Rockland/Thomaston Maine WITH CANDY CANES PROVIDED BY J Edward Knight Insurance AT MILDRED MERRILL PARK NEXT TO THE LOBSTER TRAP TREE.

 

 

 

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