Things to Do in Maine on November 25th
You have a house full of family and are seeking Friday activities. Or perhaps you are seeking something to help you get into the festive spirit. No need to worry, since I’ve got you covered.
Santa will make an appearance at some of the festivities, in addition to the tree lightings and holiday craft fairs that will take place on Friday.
I will also send out my typical weekend to-do list, which will be brimming with holiday events to attend. Have a wonderful weekend!
The sixth annual River of Trees will be held at the Augusta Teen Center at 244 Water Street for the sixth consecutive year. More than fifty trees will be on exhibit from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday.
Friday, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., 1404 Broadway will host Anah Shriner’s eleventh annual “Festival” of Christmas trees. You can visit the gingerbread cafe for beverages, snacks, and meals. Adults pay $2.00 to enter, but children under 12 are admitted free of charge.
The 47th annual United Maine Craftsmen Thanksgiving Craft Show will be placed from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Brewer Auditorium, 318 Wilson Street. Admission is complimentary.
Woodlawn, located at 19 Black House Drive, will have a drive-thru holiday light show. The show will begin every day at dusk and run daily from 4 to 9 p.m. through the concluding day of the display on Saturday, December 31st. Darling’s Auto Mall is sponsoring this free event.
The American Legion Hall, 212 Main Street, will host the 4th annual mistletoe mixer craft fair from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Crafters and vendors will be on hand, as well as Santa, a bake sale, a Chinese auction, and homemade soup for sale. All money will be utilized to buy Christmas presents for deserving youngsters.
The Monument Square tree will be lit from 4 to 6 p.m. Ice carving demos, face painting, live music, Christmas giveaways, free Hood eggnog samples, free Dunkin’ Donuts beverage samples, a holiday spectacular display, and more will be available.
From 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., the Portland Masonic Temple, 415 Congress Street, will host the Portland Festival of Trees. Over 30 completely decorated trees with themed gifts are available.
Tickets are ten for ten dollars, and you put them at the tree where you expect to win. Admission is $5 per person, with children 12 and under allowed free with an adult.
At 6 p.m., the 19th annual lobster trap tree will be lit at Rockland Public Landing 1 Harbor Park. At 12 p.m., Santa will arrive at Middle Pier.
The opening day of the 2022 Festival of Trees at the Saco Museum. This event is free and open to the public. Come vote for your favorite tree and enter to win various raffle prizes.
There will be silent auctions for items on the artist tree as well. Raffle tickets cost $5 for three. All raffle proceeds will benefit the Dyer Library and Saco Museum’s community programming. The hours on Friday are 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The 17th annual home for the holiday’s craft show will feature over 80 Maine artisans. Pottery, fine art, wood, ornaments, and other crafts will be available.
There will also be a concession stand with items for sale. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the craft expo will be hosted at Scarborough High School, 11 Municipal Drive.