December Fest in Downtown North Attleborough

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The first annual Downtown North Attleborough December Fest will take place between Dec. 3-8, with six days and five nights of fun-filled holiday-themed events, classes and contests for all to enjoy.

Annie Slobogan, president of Downtown North Attleborough Businesses Group and Chairman, NACC, worked closely with local groups such as North Attleborough Businesses, Bristol Lodge A.F. & A.M, Historical Commission, and NACC to put together a holiday week of events to remember.

Our beautiful downtown is rich with history and has so much to offer our community …what better way to discover it’s beauty than through fun holiday-themed events to share with family and friends. There is something for everyone!”

Some of the events will be giving back to local charities such as Sisters at Heart, WWII Pool, Scholarships for North students and Lenore’s Pantry.

Below is a complete list of all the events planned.

  • Boxwood Tree Class, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 7-9 p.m. at The Churchwood Gallery at The Preservation Framer 31 N. Washington St. The class includes supplies for a boxwood centerpiece and instruction. Wine and cheese will be served. The class fee is $55. Space is limited, and advance registration to reserve a spot. Tickets can be purchased in-store at the Preservation Framer, online, or by calling 508-809-3224.
  • A Holiday Winter Reception, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 7-10 p.m., at The Churchwood Gallery at The Preservation Framer 31 N. Washington St. Presented by the Downtown North Attleborough Businesses, this will be a night of food, drink, music, raffles, and more. Many downtown restaurants will have tastings available. A portion of the proceeds will go to the charity SistersatHeart. There will also be a $500 scholarship for a local graduating North Attleborough student pursuing the arts. Attendees that bring six non-perishable items will received 12 raffle tickets. Tickets for the event are $100 per person and $150 per couple.
  • The third Annual Downtown North Attleborough Holiday Stroll, Thursday, Dec. 5 6-8 p.m. Starting point will be at The Preservation Framer, 31 N. Washington St. The stroll begins at the Preservation Framer and continue down North Washington Street to admire the holiday decorations. Tickets are $10 per person and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the WWII Pool.
  • Boxwood Tree Class, Friday, Dec. 6, 7-9 p.m., at The Churchwood Gallery at The Preservation Framer 31 N. Washington St. The class includes supplies for a boxwood centerpiece and instruction. Wine and cheese will be served. The class fee is $55. Space is limited, and advance registration to reserve a spot. Tickets can be purchased in-store at the Preservation Framer, online, or by calling 508-809-3224.
  • Downtown North Attleborough Holiday Market, Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., at the Churchwood Gallery at The Preservation Framer 31 N. Washington St. There will be a pop-up shop at the Preservation Framer from 2-6 p.m., a holiday sale at the Finer Collection, cookie decorating at Whisk & Paddle, and more.
  • Historical Commission Gingerbread House Competition, Saturday, Dec. 7, 12-3 p.m., Bristol Lodge A.F. & A.M. 46 S. Washington St. This event is open to all, novice bakers and professionals alike. Groups are welcome, and judging will be divided into three categories based on age and level of experience.
  • Santa Breakfast Sunday, Dec. 8, 8-11 a.m., Bristol Lodge A.F. & A.M. 46 S. Washington St. Tickets for adults are $8, children 12 and under are $5. There will be free pictures with Santa.