As we head into the long holiday weekend, there are a ton of festive events taking place in and around Glens Falls, including Santa parading through the City. Read on to get all the holiday happenings!
Holiday Happenings Starting This Weekend
There are several events taking place this weekend to kick us off into the holiday weekend:
Holiday Lighted Nights
Holiday Lighted Nights begins November 26 and runs on select dates through December 23. This is a drive-thru holiday light experience at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Greenwich.
Holiday Festival of Lights
Happening in Lake George in conjunction with Light Up the Village, Holiday Festival of Lights begins November 27. This special event transforms Shepard Park and Lake George Village into a winter wonderland of lights and decorations. Lights will remain up through December 31.
Santa Parades Through Glens Falls
Yes, once again Santa will parade through Glens Falls on a flatbed truck, waving to his fans while holiday music plays. The parade starts at 4pm on November 28.
Here’s the parade route: https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/edit?mid=1hOOTc6LrvAFNYBOXuTfxHEpI1Orz7w90&ll=43.30853643484055%2C-73.6484137&z=14
Check out what else is going on:
- Thanksgiving Eve Comedy Show at [farmacy]: November 24
- Adirondack Thunder VS Newfoundland Growlers: November 24
- Adirondack Thunder VS Worcester Railers: November 26
- North Country Festival of Trees: November 26 – 28
- Holiday Open House at The Shirt Factory: November 26 – 28
- Salem’s Annual Christmas Parade: November 27
- Adirondack Thunder VS Maine Mariners: November 27
- Giving Tuesday at The Hyde: November 30
- Holiday Windows in Cambridge: December 1 – December 7
- Candlelight Tours at The Hyde: December 2 (and other dates)
Free Thanksgiving Meals for Those In Need & Gobble Wobble Registration Info
The Christ United Methodist Church is once again offering a free Thanksgiving meal, to be picked up between 12pm and 2pm on the holiday. You can also call to have a meal delivered.
In addition, the Open Door Mission is hosting their annual Thanksgiving dinner from 4:30pm to 6:30pm. Glens Falls’ first Gobble Wobble 5K is happening tomorrow, on Thanksgiving, and it benefits the Open Door. This organization has distributed 32,616 meals from their food pantry over the last year.
Online registration for the Gobble Wobble is closed, but they will have same-day registration from 7:15am to 8:15am for $30.
Stop By North Country ARTS’ Current Exhibition at The Shirt Factory Gallery
While you’re out shopping at the Shirt Factory’s Open House this weekend, make sure to pop into North Country ARTS’ Shirt Factory Gallery and check out the latest exhibition, Celebrations. Among other featured local artists, this exhibition serves to honor the late Betty O’Brien, a NCA member who passed away earlier this year. The gallery is open 12:30pm to 4:30pm Thursday through Saturday.