Simsbury Celebrates 2009
Simsbury Celebrates 2009
Simsbury Celebrates 2009Saturday, November 28
Simsbury Celebrates! 2013 Program Schedule
(2014 Schedule will be posted in November)
Latanya Farrell & The Bookman Styles Band- , in Auditorium – Latanya Farrell & The Bookman
Styles Band encompass a mix of high energy and elegance, with a repertoire that
includes soul, blues and dance classics. Covering various musical styles and
genres, their stage presence is defined by an exciting combination of
incredible vocals, amazing instrumentation, and grooves so deep they make you
want to move out of your seat and onto the dance floor!
Theatre Guild of Simsbury & Simsbury Light Opera Company - in Auditorium - Well known lyrical songs from Broadway and the holidays for your listening pleasure!
Simsbury Camera Club - in Lower Level Youth Room - Demonstrations,
information and exhibits.
LEGO Models - in Lower Level Youth Room - Come see pieces made entirely of LEGOs that will astound!
SCTV Holiday Greetings - at SCTV
(enter through Youth Room) - Your family can tape a holiday greeting to be aired on
SCTV throughout the month of December.
Meet & Greet - (In the Meeting House) - Come meet characters from the much-loved
holiday classic The Nutcracker.
UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Holiday Cafe and Warming Hut - in Wesley Hall - Drop in for free soup and snacks. Stay for the great ongoing live entertainment.
Community Sing- 6:00-6:45PM in the
Church Sanctuary - Join the Farmington Valley Chorale for this memorable
Carillon Concert - - Music from the bell tower by Daniel Kehoe.
Fastest Lacrosse Shot Competition - - sponsored by the Simsbury High School Boys Varsity Lacrosse Team.
Games & Activities - - sponsored by the Farmington Valley YMCA.
Children's Craft Project & Facepainting - - sponsored by Edward Jones.
5th Annual Gingerbread House Exhibit -- - Come view the edible artwork of local gingerbread house artisans. You will be excited by this year's entries!
SANTANDER (SOVEREIGN) BANK - 741 Hopmeadow Street
Ice Carving Demonstration - - on the front steps of the bank. A professional Ice Carver from Ice Matters will amaze you as he produces a holiday masterpiece for us.
Pictures With Santa - - Have your child's picture taken with the real Santa Claus! $10 per photo taken by photographer Curt Henderson. Photos will be mailed to your home about 1 week after event. No personal photographs permitted. PLEASE NOTE: The picture line will be cut off at about so that Santa can see those children who waited in line before he has to leave for the evening. We do not want anyone to wait in line and not get to see Santa and miss out on other fun events happening outside! Please note that this year the line for Santa will be forming outside the bank, and only 2 families will be allowed into the bank at a time.
Ski Sundown Rail Jam - - on the Front Lawn of the Bank of
THE RICHMAN BUILDING PARKING LOT- 730 Hopmeadow Street
Playstrong Block Party - The ACROfitness Performing Team and figure skaters from ISCC will be entertaining, playing games and having fun the whole night! Area starts at .
Villari's Martial Arts Center -
Simsbury Spinners -
ACROfitness Student Body -
Featuring the ISCC Figure Skaters
Gloria J. Rossetti School of Dance -
Tinsel - ($2 per tinsel) - Sponsored by Kidz Kutz
Rolling Video Game Trailer - - Sponsored by Rolling Video Games
Music Time!! with Miss Carrie - , , in the Children's Room- Children love to sing and dance as Miss Carrie plays her guitar and celebrates with holiday songs!
8 Nights of Fun all Rolled Into One - 5:30-7:00 PM - In the Children's Discovery Room - Join Mandell
Yo-Yo People - , This repeat act brings back memories of old favorite tricks such as Walk to Dog and Rock the Baby. You will also be amazed by some new and bizarre tricks
Follow the luminaries up the hill to
Mrs. Claus' Kitchen - - Mrs. Claus and her elves will help your child decorate a holiday cookie! Sponsored by Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church.
Hands-On Holiday Crafts for Kids - - Drop by for some holiday arts and crafts to take home!
The Festival of the Firs - - Artfully decorated wreaths and mini trees offered up for Tea Cup Raffle.
Jazz and Coffee House - Complimentary coffee and cocoa with superb local talent.
San Angelo (Parson's Study) - 4:30-7:00PM - Live/Interactive show with a great
children's author and musician
In the Sanctuary:
Jon England- 4:30-5:15PM, 6:30-7:15PM - From England, yet fresh to Simsbury - this Olde Worlde citizen brings a whole new meaning to "Piano MANia"! Dazzling dexterity, outrageous outfits and a flabbergasting sense of piano-related musical fun. A "must see" Christmas-oriented spectacular with sing-and-dance-along favorites from Jon England, the "Velvet Piano" showman.
Pony Rides- 4:30-7:15PM
The Simsbury/Granby Rotary Club returns with free pony rides for children.
VICTORIAN PORCH AT FIDDLER'S GREEN
Salvation Army Band - - The warmth of their music inspires any "grinch" to appreciate the meaning of the holidays.
Extreme Trampolines - , , - Amazing stunts
performed by Olympic caliber athletes from around the country. You don't want
to miss this show!
Karaoke with Carol Willis -
OUR ROVING CAST OF CHARACTERS ALONG HOPMEADOW STREET FROM INTERSECTION OF PLANK HILL ROAD TO INTERSECTION OF DRAKE HILL ROAD
Stiltwalking Toy Soldiers
Joey, Launch Trampoline Park
Farm Good Neighbor Bear
Rocky the Rock Cat
PAWS of Paw Meadow Dog Park
Trolley Rides - -The Simsbury Lions Club returns with
Roaming Railroad - 4:30-6:45PM - Hop on one of two trains that will be running up and down Hopmeadow Street. Arrival and departure at the driveway into Boy Scout Hall/First Church and
Simsbury High School Holiday Cabaret Singers - - Holiday songs along Hopmeadow Street, followed by a performance at the bandshell on Iron Horse Boulevard.
Firetruck Parade -
Corner of Drake Hill Road and Route 10 going north to intersection of
Fireworks Grand Finale - - Simsbury Meadows Soccer Fields
Tune your car or portable radio to 88.3FM to listen to the accompanying holiday musical scene to our fabulous fireworks! Sound production by Perfect Vision and Sound of Avon.