• Country Christmas in Bethel

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    Name: Country Christmas in Bethel
    Date: December 18, 2015 - December 25, 2015
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    Experience the Christmas season in the postcard-perfect New England village of Bethel – shop locally, meet Santa, enjoy the lights, hop on a horse-drawn wagon ride, or take in a performance. Check back often for updates.

    Friday, December 18

    Gould Academy's Annual Yulefest Concert. Celebrate the holidays with this spectacular student concert open to the public. Take in the sounds of the holidays and watch as the school's band, chorus group, and student vocalists set the stage for a magical evening performance in Bingham Auditorium Friday, December 18 from 4 - 5 p.m. More information at gouldacademy.org.

    SOLD OUT-Cocoa, Cookies, and Movie: The Polar Express Jammies Party at The Gem Theater. Movie starts at 6:30pm. Come at 6pm for hot cocoa and cookies!

    Saturday, December 19

    Horsedrawn wagon rides through historic Bethel village. Free! Meet in front of the Chapman Inn on the corner of Church Street and Main St. 1-3pm. Sponsored by Smokin’ Good BBQ.

    Meet Dean Bennett/Book Launch Event at Bethel Historical Society. 1:30 to 3:30pm at Dr. Moses Mason House.  Includes a foreword by author and naturalist, Robert Kimber.  "Ghost Buck: One Man’s Family and their Hunting Traditions" by Dean Bennett.  The author tells an intimate and multi-generational tale about the environmental and cultural changes affecting hunting and the landscape that have taken place since his boyhood in western Maine.


    Holiday Un-Office Party at The Gem Theater, 5:30-10:30pm.  Light food, raffles, cash bar, and music.  Celebrate the end of a (hopefully) successful fundraising campaign. Free!


    Also featuring Warren Miller's new ski film, Chasing Shadows. Showtimes 6pm and 8pm. $10

    Tickets: http://www.thegemtheater.com/products/dec-19th-chasing-shadows-warren-miller-ski-event


    Sunday, December 20

    Holiday Movie Marathon at The Gem Theater. Tickets $5 - but the 10am kids show is free!
    10 am: Frosty (G)
    11 am: It's a Wonderful Life (PG)
    2 pm: White Christmas (PG)
    4 pm: Elf (PG) - so popular, it was asked for a 2nd time!
    6 pm: Love Actually (R)
    https://www.facebook.com/events/1533004610352457/  and www.thegemtheatercom

    Living Nativity - Actors and live animals recreate the Nativity scene on the Bethel Common. Followed by refreshments at the Dr. Moses Mason House.  Organized by the Bethel Alliance Church. 5pm.

    Tuesday, December 22

    SOLD OUT-Cocoa, Cookies, and Movie: The Polar Express Jammies Party at The Gem Theater. Movie starts at 6:30pm. Come at 6pm for hot cocoa and cookies!

    Friday, December 25


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    Various locations in the Bethel area.
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    Country Christmas in Bethel

    November 27-December 25, 2015
    Various times & locations

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    Contact Information:
    Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce
    Most events free - some events may charge admission.
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