Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Christmas in Calumet begins Nov. 30 with Tree Lighting Ceremony

CALUMET -- Christmas in Calumet begins this Friday, Nov. 30, with two early holiday events: at 6 p.m. the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place at Calumet Theatre Park, and at 7 p.m. the Superior School of Dance will perform "The Nutcracker Ballet" at the Calumet Theatre.* Events for the whole family continue through Dec. 22.

At last year's Calumet Christmas Tree Lighting, Tom Tikkanen, Main Street Calumet director, welcomes visitors to the Calumet Theatre park. Carolers add to the festivities. This year the Christmas Tree will be lit at 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30. (File photo by Keweenaw Now)

Here are the events for Christmas in Calumet this coming week:

Saturday, Dec. 1:

Santa arrives downtown via horse-drawn wagon at 11 a.m.
Visits with Santa and free goodie bags, Rowe Furniture, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Free horse-drawn wagon rides, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Holiday music by strolling musicians, various downtown locations, 11 a. m. - 3 p.m.
Carolers tour the downtown, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Judging of the downtown window decorating contest
"Calumet Celebrates the Arts" gallery events, various locations, all day
Poor Artists Sale at CLK Public Schools Gym**
Nutcracker Ballet (Superior School of Dance)  at Calumet Theatre, 7 p.m.*

Tuesday, Dec. 4:
Calumet High School Band and Choir Holiday Concert at Calumet Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 7:

First Friday events at galleries, shops, and eateries, 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Editor's Notes:
* Click here for more info on "The Nutcracker Ballet" performance by Superior School of Dance.

** Click here to read about the Poor Artists Sale and see photos from the 2011 Poor Artists.

Watch for more events, coming soon, or go to the Main Street Calumet Web site for the full schedule.

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