Bennington Downtown Alliance 2017 Calendar of Holiday Events

Bennington Downtown Alliance 2017 Calendar of Holiday Events

Holiday Art & Craft Show and Sale – Dec 1st–31st Bennington Library – Large selection of gift items created by local artisans 442-9051

The Festival Gala–Dec 1st (7pm) – Bennington Museum – The premiere gala event of the season 447-1571

Snowball Bazaar – Dec. 1st (6-8:30pm) & Dec. 2nd (10-3) Second Congregational Church – Thousands of items and bargain prices.  442-2559

Holiday Farmers’ Markets – Dec. 2nd (10-2) & Dec 16th (10-2) First Baptist Church – Bennington Farmers’ Market moves indoors for the winter, and extends their hours for the holiday season.  Visit for more information.

Holiday Bazaar – Dec 2nd (10am -3pm) Molly Stark School – Crafts, gifts, Santa, and children’s activities 442-2692

Holiday Bake Sale– Dec. 2nd-3rd (after services) St. Francis/Sacred Heart de Sales – After service, pick up lots of homemade specialties.  442-3141

Shakespeare on Main St. – Dec. 2nd Oldcastle Theatre. Call for details   447-0564

Mozart Great Mass in C Minor – Dec. 2nd (7:30pm) & Dec. 3rd (3pm) at Mt. Anthony Middle School – An annual holiday performance by the Bennington County Choral Society. Pre-concert talks available. 802-733-7670

Santa at the Oasis – Dec 3rd (1-4) Green Mtn. Oasis Day Spa – Santa visits, snacks, crafts, surprises, Free. Sponsored by Restored Balance 379-6400

Sunday Brunch with Santa – Dec. 3rd  Mt. Anthony Country Club – Bring letters to Santa.  Reservations highly recommended.    442-2617

Vets Home Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony – Dec. 6th (5pm) VT Vets Home – Live entertainment and refreshments.  442-6353

The Biggest Little Holiday Party – Dec. 9th (7:30pm) Mt. Anthony Country Club – A big party for small groups of family or associates. 442-2617

77th Annual Christmas Tea -Dec. 9th (3-5:30) St. Peter’s Church – Formal tea service, baked items, live music, specialty gift shop.  442-2911

Festival Family Day – Dec. 9th (10-5) Bennington Museum – Bake sale, children shopping, photos with Santa.  447-1751

Green Mountain Christmas – Dec. 15th (7-9pm) & Dec. 16th (12-2) Green Mountain Christian Center – Free presents for children, gingerbread house   building.  By reservation only!   447-7224

Senior Holiday Dinner – Dec 15th (12Noon) St. Peter’s Church – US Senator Bernie Sander’s office invites you to this free event 442-8012 ext. 1

Party at Powers – Dec 15th (7pm) Powers Market.  Live music, food and beverage.  Admission – bring non-perishable food item to support those in need.

Holiday Radio Variety Show – Dec. 16th (7pm) Oldcastle Theatre – Set in the style of years gone by. A sell-out every year!   447-0564

Service of Lessons and Carols – Dec. 17th (5pm) Sacred Heart/St Francis de Sales – The Gaudete Sunday celebration.  442-3141

Pulp Cutter’s Nativity—December 17th (7:30pm) Oldcastle Theatre Company  447-0564

Bennington’s Got Talent – Dec. 17th (3-6) Oldcastle Theatre Company  447-0564

Winter Memorial Service Dec. 17 (3pm) VNA & Hospice at UU Meetinghouse –tribute loved ones through music, poetry, art, fellowship. 442-5502

Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols – Dec. 17th (7pm) Old First Church    447-1223

New Year’s Eve Dinner – Dec. 31st Mt. Anthony Country Club     442-2617

Party with a Purpose— Dec 31st (8 pm) Greenwall Auditorium at Bennington College – Live music, hors d’oeuvres, cash bar.  Benefit for Bennington Coalition for the Homeless and PAVE. 440-2487

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