Christmas in Riverton 2021!

When:
December 3, 2021 @ 5:00 pm – December 4, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
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2021-12-04T16:00:00-05:00
Where:
Riverton Center
Contact:
860-379-2998

Join us for an old-fashioned Christmas Celebration!
Friday & Saturday
December 3 & 4

Friday 5—9 pm
• Candlelit Walk Through Town
• FOOD: Riverton General Store 7 will be open 5–9 pm,
serving chili or New England clam chowder in a bread
bowl. Old Riverton Inn # serving burgers, pizza and
more.
• Holiday Shopping 5–8 pm: Gifts & more at The White
House 2, Hitchcock Chair Company 9, Riverton General Store 7, Riverton Volunteer Fire Department 3,
Greenwood Glass Blowing Studio 5, Riverton Grange
Hall 1, Orchard Hill Baking 4, Old Riverton Inn #.
• Festival of Trees 5:30–8:30 pm at the Riverton Grange
Hall 1: Cast your vote for the best tree with a nonperishable food item or small donation for the Community Food Bank. Purchase raffle tickets and possibly
take home your favorite tree. To benefit the
Community Food Bank. 8:15 pm drawing for door
prize at the Grange 1.
• Roving Christmas Caroling, 6–8 pm, by the cast of A
Christmas Carol.*
• Wine Tasting Tour provided by Ledgebrook Spirit
Shop 6–8 pm. Sponsored by the Barkhamsted
Historical Society. A portion of the proceeds will be
gifted to the Tiny Tim Fund. Call 860-379-2998 for
advance reservations (recommended). Adults over 21.
Glasses purchased at the Nash Barn 8. $25 at the
door, cash or check only.

Saturday 12—4 pm
• Holiday Shopping 12–4 pm:
Gifts & more at The White House 2, Hitchcock Chair
Company 9, Riverton General Store 7, Riverton
Volunteer Fire Department 3, Greenwood Glass
Blowing Studio 5, Riverton Grange Hall 1, Orchard
Hill Baking 4, Old Riverton Inn #. Philomena Fried
Dough @ the Riverton Volunteer Fire Department 3.
• Festival of Trees, 12–4 pm at the Riverton Grange
Hall 1. Tree raffle at 4 pm.
• Peggy & Frank Prelli Memorial Walkway Ribbon
Cutting, 12 pm at the Riverton Grange Hall 1.
• Rush Seat Demo, 12– 2 pm at the Hitchcock Chair
Company 9.
• Children’s Craft Workshop, 12–2 pm at the White
House 2. Make small gifts or ornaments with Recreation Department members. $5.00 fee. Crafts, cookies
and cocoa provided!
• Roving Christmas Caroling, 12–4 pm, by the cast of A
Christmas Carol.*
• Christmas Puppet Shows at 1 and 3 pm at the Riverton
Volunteer Fire Department 3.
• Magician at 2 pm at the Riverton Volunteer Fire
Department 3.
• Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides by Utopia Percherons
from Riverton Center, 12–3 pm.
• Cookie Decorating and Face Painting, 12–3 pm at the
Old Riverton Inn #.
• Drive-by Santa, 2:30–4 pm at the Riverton Volunteer
Fire Department 3.
• Norbrook Brewery, 12–4 pm in the parking lot near
Orchard Hill Baking 4.
This event is co-sponsored by the Barkhamsted Historical Society and the Barkhamsted Lions Club, and presented by: Riverton General
Store 8• Hitchcock Chair Company9 • Orchard Hill Baking4 • Greenwood Glass Blowing Studio5• Riverton Self Storage! • Old Riverton Inn#• Ledgebrook Spirit Shop • Riverton Volunteer Fire Department3• and many helping friends from the
communities of Riverton, Barkhamsted, and Pleasant Valley.

 

 

November 13, 2021