2016 Merry Maple Festival
December 2, 2016
3:00 pm-6:30 pm
The Amherst Area Chamber and the Amherst Business Improvement District present the annual Merry Maple celebration. Come join us during the traditional lighting of the downtown tree on the Amherst Commons.
The Amherst Fire Station will have an open house, followed by hay rides from Muddy Brook Farms, crafts in the Amherst Town Hall for children, the Amherst Regional Middle School Chorus will join us on the front steps of the Town Hall and warm the air with holidays songs. All can enjoy the UMass Marching Band followed by the big moment, the tree lighting.
Hot apple cider doughnuts and will be sold by the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce, donated by Atkins Farms Country Market.
The schedule is as follows:
3 p.m. - Amherst Fire Department Open House
4-6 p.m. - Hayrides from Muddy Brook Farm
4:30-5:30 p.m. - Craft Room (Town Room in Amherst Town Hall) with face painting and crafts for kids
4:30 p.m. - the Amherst Regional High School Chorus performs
4:45 p.m. - Lighting of the Merry Maple by the Amherst BID
5:30 p.m. - Minuteman Marching Band parade and performance.
6:30 p.m. - Visit with Santa @ the Amherst Historical Museum