2018 Belfast Holiday Events

This 2018 Belfast holiday event listing was put together in collaboration with our partners at the Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce. Edits or additions? Email info@ourtownbelfast.org

November
24thHoliday Craft FairCold Comfort Theatre9-2pmBelfast Area High SchoolCold Comfort Theater in Belfast will hold its annual holiday craft fair on Small Business Saturday, November 24, from 9-2pm at Belfast Area High School. Spaces are $25 for a 10×10 or $45 for a 20×20 space. Crafters and vendors are welcome to apply for a space at the fair by emailingbldcct@gmail.com or calling (207) 930-7244.
24thSmall Business Saturday
Nov. 30 – Dec. 9A Christmas Story: The MusicalBelfast MaskersBasil Burwell Community Theatrehttps://belfastmaskers.com/tickets/calendar/
December
1stEarly Bird SaleOur Town Belfast6a – 9a; some store all dayDowntownourtownbelfast.org/early-bird-sale/
1stEarly Bird BreakfastFirst Church6:30 – 9:30amFirst ChurchSaturday, Dec. 1, 6:30-9:30 am – The First Church in Belfast, UCC, 8 Court Street. Menu: Scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, French toast casserole, biscuits and gravy, beverages – all for only $5!
1stChristmas Tree LightingOur Town Belfast4:30 PMPost Office Square
1st & 2ndFestival of TreeBAHS Project Graduation10a – 8pUnited Farmers Market
1st & 2ndH.O.M.E. For the Holidays Craft FairSt. Margaret’s Episcopal Church1st 10a-3p; 2nd 10:30a – NoonSt. Margaret’s ChurchProceeds Benefit H.O.M.E. Inc. Homeless Shelters. Gifts, pottery, handwoven baskets, cards, wooden cutting boards, Holiday centerpieces and much more.
2ndBreakfast with SantaLion’s Club7:30 – 10:30aWaldo County Shrine Club
2ndMenorah LightingOur Town Belfast3:30 PMPost Office Square
2ndAdvent Vespers Concert & Holiday Love LightsFirst ChurchConcert @ 3:30p Love Lights @ 5:00 PMFirst ChurchBelfast and surrounding area residents can remember a family member or friend during a special holiday event scheduled at The First Church in Belfast. The annual First Church “Love Light Tree” ceremony will be held Sunday, December 2nd at 5:00 PM at the First Church in Belfast. The program includes inspirational readings and songs, plus the public reading of area residents who are no longer physically with us. Individuals can have names added to the Love Light list by purchasing an individual “Love Light” or a “String of Love Lights”. The contribution for a single light is $5 or $25 for a string of lights. “Love Light” purchase order forms are available at office of The First Church in Belfast at 8 Court Street, Christmas Shoppe at 76 Main Street, and the Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce, 14 Main Street. Lights should be ordered by Nov. 18th to be included in the Dec. 2nd ceremony.Additional information about the program can be obtained by contacting The First Church at 207-338-2282.
5thChamber Business After Hours with Holiday Wreath Sale to benefit local charitiesBelfast Area Chamber of Commerce5:00 PMCamden National Bank
7thCold Comfort CarolingCold Comfort Theatre6-7pmDowntown (Main & High Street)
7thHoliday Art WalkBelfast Creative Coalition5:30 – 8pmDowntownhttps://belfastcreativecoalition.org/art-walk/
7thCommunity Signing VigilBelfast Creative Coalition7-9 pmUnited Farmers Market
7th – 21stHandmade Annual Sale (Opening Reception Dec. 7 5-8p)Waterfall ArtsWaterfall Arts
8thHolidays on the HarborBelfast Area Chamber of Commerce/Belfast Parks & Recreation11a – 1pmBoathouseHoliday on the Harbor Saturday, December 8th ,11am-1:00 pm Harbor and Boathouse with Santa arrival by boat, horse/wagon rides and children’s activities in the Boathouse like cookie decorating, ornament making and Kyle the Balloon artist.
8thUnited Midcoast Charities Day of Giving 2018United Midcoast CharitiesShop Local, Support Many! On Saturday, Dec 8, participating businesses in Belfast, Camden & Rockland will donate a portion of their proceeds to UMC. A great chance to support local businesses and support a good cause at the same time! All funds raised on Day of Giving will go toward UMC’s 2019 grant awards.
8thYoung Entrepreneur’s Holiday FairBelfast Area Home Schoolers9am – 2pmUnited Farmers Markethttps://www.facebook.com/events/361382711281202/
8thMonday Night Jazz Orchestra Holiday ConcertBelfast Parks & Recreation4-5:30pmBoathouse – By donation
8thFamily Movie NightFirst Church5:30pmFirst ChurchFree
9thPen Bay Singers Presents Their Annual Christmas ConcertPen Bay Singers3:00 PMSt. Francis Church, BelfastSuggested donation $15, accompanied children free
9thBelfast Area High School Community ConcertBoathouse2:00 PMBoathouse
12thMount View Chamber Singers “Carols in the Round”First Church7:00 PMFirst Church
15thSolstice CelebrationUnitarian Universalist Church4:00 PMUnitarian Universalist Church$10/person; $25/family
16thChildren’s Christmas PageantFirst Church10:00 AMFirst Church
21st & 22ndCold Comfort Theatre’s “Winter Wonderland”First Baptist Church21st – 7pm; 22 – 3pmFirst Church
24thChristmas Eve Candlelight ServiceFirst Church7:00 PMFirst Church
31stNew Year’s By the Bay