The Mattapoisett Board of Selectmen wishes to extend an invitation to all town residents to attend their Twelfth Annual “Holiday in the Park and Town Holiday Stroll.” The actual Tree Lighting takes place on Saturday, December 9 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm at Shipyard Park.
Please come and bring your families to join in on all the festivities. This event is free of cost thanks to our most generous Town food establishments. Santa and Mrs. Claus and all their friends will be arriving by Fire Engine at dusk along with the lighting of the tree. There will be lots of ornament making and face painting for the children along with a petting zoo.
Stop by the Mattapoisett Library for holiday stories and ornament making from 1:00 to 3:00 pm.
Boy Scout Troop 53 will be selling wreaths with free hot chocolate and hot coffee at Town Hall from 1:00 to 3:00 pm.
Please be sure to stop by the Historical Society for their Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm and visit the Mattapoisett Congregational Church Holiday Fair from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.
There will be music performances at Shipyard Park by the Old Rochester Regional Junior High School Band. Music and Technical Support by Rick LeBlanc with MC Ken Pacheco.
Please bring an unwrapped new children’s gift and/or a nonperishable food item/canned good to the table under the tent – sponsored by the Mattapoisett Lion’s Club.
Restrooms open to the public at the Library and Mattapoisett Town Hall.
“Happy holidays to all” and we hope to see you on December 9.