- Friday, November 27, 2015 at 9:27 am
The 30th Annual Newtown Holiday Festival will be presented along Main Street on Sunday, December 6, from 11 am until 4 pm.
One of the area’s longest running holiday events, the festival is also a benefit for Newtown Youth & Family Services (NYFS).
- Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 9:02 am
For the 30th year, Newtown Savings Bank will present the Annual Newtown Holiday Festival. One of the area’s longest running holiday events, the benefit for Newtown Youth & Family Services (NYFS) will take place this year on Sunday, December 6, from 11 am until 4 pm.
- Sunday, August 23, 2015
Organizers of the 30th Newtown Holiday Festival are hoping that guests of the December 6 event will not only have a great time at events for all ages, but will remember the reason the festival was created: as a major fundraiser for Newtown Youth & Family Services. House Tour Subcommittee Co-Chairs Kathy McLeary (seated left) and Brid Craddock (seated right) have been working on their event-within-an-event since February.
- Thursday, December 11, 2014
’Twas the night before the 29th annual Holiday Festival’s daylong celebration, which started with a dash of musical cheer. Filling the Edmond Town Hall Alexandria Room with seasonal songs and the plucky sound of banjo and guitar strings was the Goldrush band, playing a mix of bluegrass, folk, and holiday favorites.
The Jingle Bell Jam on Saturday night, December 6, was a new part of a traditional Holiday Festival to benefit Newtown Youth & Family Services (NYFS).
- Saturday, December 6, 2014
When the Newtown Holiday Festival returns to Main Street on Sunday, people of all ages looking for some holiday-themed fun should be able to find something that appeals to them.
- Friday, December 5, 2014
We hear that 1,000 peace cranes are in flight once again. Extending the gesture of 1,000 folded paper cranes sent to the First Congressional Church of Santa Barbara by the Newtown Congregational Church, following the Isla Vista murders in California earlier this year, the Santa Barbara Church sent 1,000 peace cranes this past Monday to the Everett United Church of Christ near Marysville, Wash., where four high school students were killed in a shooting there, last month.
- Saturday, November 29, 2014
The Newtown Centre of Classical Ballet & Voice’s Malenkee Dance Company held a dress rehearsal Friday, November 21, preparing for the upcoming performances of Nutcracker Suite. Dancers will take the stage at Edmond Town Hall during the annual Holiday Festival on Sunday, December 7, at noon and 2 pm. From left in their rat costumes are Chelsea Fowler, Annie Fowler, and Taegan Smith, surrounding Clara (Elizabeth Delp).
- Saturday, November 15, 2014
Goldrush, a local progressive bluegrass group, will add its contemporary sound to the usual holiday music that fills the first weekend of December in Newtown each year, with the new Jingle Bell Jam concert, Saturday, December 6, in the Alexandria Room of Edmond Town Hall. From 7 to 8 pm, concertgoers will be treated to classic holiday songs “with a Goldrush flair,” promised Mary Beth Sippin, the band’s founder.
Something Old, Something New: Holiday Festival’s 29th Offering Will Have Favorites & ‘Frozen’ TreatsSaturday, November 15, 2014
When the Newtown Holiday Festival returns to Main Street on Sunday, December 7, people of all ages looking for some holiday-themed fun should be able to find something that appeals to them.
- Saturday, November 15, 2014
The 29th Newtown Holiday Festival will host a Gingerbread House Contest as one of its events on Sunday, December 7.
Introduced in 2007, the competition invites families, friends, organizations and even individuals to create a candy confection to be put on view during the run of the five-hour event.