It's the time of year to CELEBRATE the SPIRIT of the HOLIDAYS! Join us for family fun at the Tannersville WINTER WALK!
The Tannersville WINTER WALK KICK OFF commences Friday, December 8th with the Song Birds performance at the Mountaintop Library with lite refreshments.
On Saturday, December 9, the NUTCRACKER 2pm performance at the Orpheum starts up the festivities of the day, and the NUTCRACKER 7:30 evening performance is the finalé of the evening.
In between performances stroll and visit Main Street. Indulge in some hot caramel popcorn! Holiday Costumed Characters have little holiday trinkets and candy for the kiddies. Many of our decorated storefronts will be open late and welcome you with activities, entertainment, a treat, or little holiday cheer. Delight in music! Vocalist Chris Dellea sings your holiday favorites. Ed Nizalowski plays Baroque flute music and soprano sax. HIGH PEAK DRUM performs, then join them for their Drum Circle. Sip a little wine and listen to the sounds of Jazz Bassist Doug Marcus at the Chatham Wine Bar.
The Wellness Center is sponsoring an art contest, with winners announced at the end of the WINTER WALK. "Meet and Greet" Ballet dancers at the Orpheum. The Mountaintop Library is offering holiday arts and crafts for all ages the entire day. Join local author and illustrator Grace Brannigan for a coloring book get together for adults and children. For all book lovers, there will be a HUGE BOOK SALE courtesy of the FRIENDS of the LIBRARY.
Need a holiday greeting card? Create it yourself, and let your creativity shine. Meet ventriloquist "Melody the Elf" for storytelling with her puppets that talk. Savor the talent of pianist David Peskin of the Piano Museum in concert. Bring your instruments and join David in a Holiday Jam.
Have you been naughty or nice? Take a photo with Santa and decorate homemade cookies with Mrs. Claus at the Village Hall. "Crazy Christine Balloons" will be twisting holiday favorites! Rudolph, elves and Santa hats! Warning, asking for a Santa hat may require you to belt out a hearty HO HO HO!! Have a few laughs and family amusement with Sean "The Prankster Magician". Watch his amazing performance!
The delicious BAKE SALE has some homemade sweets for you to take home. In the "season spirit of holiday giving", please do not forget those in need. There will be a drop off box in the Village Hall for TOYS FOR TOTS UNWRAPPED as well as for the LOCAL TANNERSVILLE FOOD PANTRY.
Annual Tree Lighting begins at 5pm with the angelic voices of the Ecumenical Choir and the Platt Clove Community Carolers.
Join "Melody the Elf " after the tree lighting, from 5:30pm-6:30pm for some pretty incredible face painting and lots of merrymaking!
Don't miss Spectacular FIREWORKS on Main Street at 6:45pm!! And there is still more! Contemporary Art Gallery marks its 5th anniversary with the opening reception of The Wood Show 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The Gallery is staying open late! So come on in and create a wooden ornament to hang on the gallery Christmas trees, or take them home for your tree. Meet the artists. Enjoy light refreshments!
Make Tannersville a tradition for years to come.
Shop, eat, drink and be merry!