Saturday, November 26, 2011

December 3rd Holiday Kick-Off in Highlandtown!

Celebrate the Holidays on Main Street!

Saturday, December 3rd Holiday Kick-Off

Spend the day on Highlandtown's Main Street with FREE activities for the whole family. Check out our seasonal shopping spots and pick up a few gifts, too!
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10:30am Holiday Double Feature
  Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Avenue
  Start the holiday season with a screening of two beloved family-friendly classics: The Best Christmas Pageant Event and How The Grinch Stole Christmas!
11:00am-5:00pm Train Garden
  Engine House 41, 520 Conkling Street
Find your favorite neighborhood landmarks...IN MINIATURE! Natty Boh! Frank Zappa Statue! Patterson Park's Pagoda! FREE!
To see the train garden schedule click here.
11:00am-4:30pm Santa House
  Conkling Street at Eastern Avenue
  Check The Highlandtown Merchants Association presents the annual Santa House! Stop by our quirky cottage in Highlandtown to visit Santa and his merry elves!
 12:00-7:00pm Holiday Pop-Up Info Shop & Art Gallery
  401 & 403 Conkling Street
  Check out our one-day pop up shop! We’ll transform an unoccupied store front into a fun, new shopping spot! We’ll have holiday treats, unique gifts, and items from local merchants. We’ll also be giving out a list of the seasonal shopping spots in Highlandtown AND a special “Train Ticket,” a coupon which will be good for discounts from participating merchants through December 31!
Cash only, please.
 3:00pm  Maria Broom StoryDancer with Jali D, the Drum Talker
   Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Avenue
   FREE! Songs & Stories in Honor of Kwanzaa Effervescent, fun, amazing--Maria Broom dances her way thru a vibrant griot performance, and Jali D's drumming sounds out the voice of Africa in this pre-Kwanzaa celebration for the whole family.
3:30pm Essay Contest Award Ceremony
  Engine House 41, 520 Conkling Street
  Local students recieve awards for essays on "If I couldn't get there by car, I'd..."
4:30pm Conkling Street Plaza Holiday Lighting
  Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Avenue
  Kick-off the holiday season with friends, businesses, and neighbors.
4:45pm Unsilent Night
  Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Avenue
  No singing required! Bring your ipod or boom box! We’ll all press play together to start Phile Kline's Unsilent Night masterpiece and walk down Main Street to share the music!
5:00pm-7:00pm Pop-Up Gallery Reception
  401 & 403 Conkling Street
  FREE reception of art installation, organized by ha! and the UMBC CADVC featuring video feeds of collages by area students.