Fairs and Festivals -- Music, food, dance, art, ethnic, children's celebrations

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December 3-6, 2015

The charm of this historic village comes alive amid thousands of beautiful white lights. Events include an official tree lighting, window decorating contest, hayrides, music, and entertainment, as well as Breakfast with Santa.
Thursday, December 3
Town tree lighting and visit from Santa in Updike Park. The North Kingstown Community Youth Chorus and The Lafayette Band perform. 6 p.m.
Friday, December 4
Santa arrives to the Town Dock aboard The Sea Princess. 5:30 p.m. (Also on Saturday and Sunday, 12:30 p.m.)
Live Nativity at St. Paul’s Church on Main Street. 6-7:30 p.m.
Hayrides with Santa around the Village from the Town Dock. 6-8 p.m. (repeats Saturday and Sunday, 1-4 p.m.)
North Kingstown Community Chorus sings carols in Updike Park. 6:30-7:15 p.m.
The Lafayette Band performs a concert at First Baptist Church, Main Street. 7:15-8:15 p.m.
Musical entertainment about the Village including Ye Olde English Carolers.
Saturday, December 5
Breakfast with Santa. 8-11 a.m.
Elf Parade from The Wickford Collection to the Town Dock. Noon.
Ice sculptor carves sculptures at Updike Park, Brown Street and West Main Street. 12:30 p.m.
Christmas at the Castle. Celebrate Christmas Past at Smith’s Castle. Sip hot cider, listen to live music. Noon-4 p.m. (Repeats Sunday, same hours)
North Kingstown Community Chorus and Youth Chorus Winter Concert at North Kingstown High School. 7 p.m. (Repeats Sunday at 3 p.m.)
Sunday, December 8
Wickford Holiday Kitchen Tour. Historic Wickford presents a walking tour of eight historic homes decorated for the holidays. 12:30-4 p.m.
The Ladies of the Rolling Pin perform at Updike Park. 3:15-4 p.m.