Schedule of Events for Christmas in Little Falls, 2014

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Family Events

When Event and Location
8-9am Registration for the Red Nose Reindeer 5K Fun Run, at the 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 and Gem.
10am-Noon Christmas cookie exchange at the Little Falls Antique Center.
10am-Noon Open house and tours 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 Come and enjoy chalk art lessons and drawing, by Marc Verri, at the Little Falls Community Center!
11am-2pm Soup Fest: taste all of the delicious home-made 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 acurrent release holiday film 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!

Musical and Cultural Events

When Event and Location
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, 2-4pm Rock with a fantastic local band! Enjoy the trendy music, along with a wine-tasting and great food, at the Piccolo Café!
Saturday, 4:30-5:30pm Listen to awesome literary readings from holiday stories and poems by the greatest current and classical authors during Story Hour for Grownups, at Ole Sal's in Canal Place!
Saturday, 5:30-6:30pm Expand your literary horizons with scenes from a Shakespearean play, at Ole Sal's in Canal Place!
Saturday, 7pm-?? Enjoy the bluegrass, jazz and swing sounds of The Dharma Bums at Ole Sal's, starting at 6pm! Channel your inner-Kerouac for Christmas if you are planning to go on the road to visit relatives!

Shopping Events

When Event and Location
9am-3pm Craft Fair and Indoor Farmers' Market at Knights Inn at the banquet room.
10am-2pm Little Falls Holiday Round Robin Shopping Circuit. Visit participating merchants to be eligible for the great prizes!
All Day Shopping at the quaint shops in downtown Little Falls -- Main Street, Albany Street and Ann Street. Be sure to visit the ShopLittleFallsNY website to learn more about all of the wonderful shopping and dining opportunities that our charming and historic city has to offer!
All Day Shopping at Canal Place and the charming Shops at 25 West.

Events for the Adults

When Event and Location
9am-?? Enjoy one of Moose’s world-famous Tom and Jerrys, available at Ed and Bud’s Bar and Grille on Main Street!
2-4pm Wine-tasting at Piccolo Cafe; find your own 'veritas in vino' as you listen to rock and classical favorites performed by a fantastic local band!
5-10pm Fine Christmas dining at Canal Side Inn.


Enjoy Awesome Shopping in Little Falls!

Shop Little Falls

Welcome to scenic Little Falls, New York … a great place to visit, and a GREAT place to shop! Little Falls is a gem of a small city in Upstate New York. Our local businesses offer everything from the mundane, such as groceries and farm supplies, to the exotic, such as fine art, antiques and handcrafted jewelry!

While you are in Little Falls, be sure to check out the awesome and unique shopping opportunities at our fine local shops! To learn more about the many shopping and dining opportunities in our fine city, visit the ShopLittleFallsNY.com website, here you find a directory of business, complete with reviews and profiles. If you are visiting Little Falls for just a day or two, then this brief shopping guide will help you plan your time by showing you where to go to find the shops and deals that will delight you the most.

Don’t Miss This Special Holiday Celebration!

We invite you to make Christmas in Little Falls part of your Holiday tradition. Join in the good, old-fashioned fun in our scenic town, and make this a holiday to remember! For more information, please feel free to contact Christine Van Meter, the event Chairperson.

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