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Posted on: December 6, 2013

[ARCHIVED] The Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce Merry Maple events to begin early today due to weather.

The Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce kicks off the holiday season downtown with the lighting of the Merry Maple on December 6, 2013. People of all ages look forward to the lights, food, and festivities of this Amherst tradition as our community joins together to listen to the festive music of the Amherst Regional Middle School Chorus and the Minutemen Marching Band. There will be hayrides, cider donuts, arts and crafts for kids in the Town Hall... and an appearance by Santa Claus himself!

4:00-6:00 Hayrides by Muddy Brook Farm pick-up (at the Town Common)
4:30 -5:30 Craft Room with Face Painting and kids' crafts (at the Town Room in Town Hall)
4:30 - Amherst Regional Middle School Chorus
(front steps to Town Hall)

4:30 - Tree Lighting!!! (Town Common)

5:00 - Minuteman Marching Band parade reaches the Town Common with Santa! Sing~a~longs and loads of fun for everyone!

6:30 - Visit with Santa at the Amherst History Museum (short walk to 67 Amity Street)

Cider, Donuts, and water provided by Atkins Farms Country Market

Also don't forget Saturday December 7, 2013 is Greeting Card Day in Amherst:

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