If you aren't in the Christmas spirit yet, Gardiner will be the place to be Saturday (DEC 3)

There will be a complete slate of activities going on all day in Gardiner.

Here is a list of events going on:
Gardiner Rotary Tree Sale, Hannaford parking lot.

Area Craft Fairs: Several schools, churches and organizations hosting these fairs

Yuletide Fair: United Methodist Church, 35 Highland Avenue, 9 am – 12:30 pm, Children’s Table, Baked Goods, Jams, Jellies, Pickles, Gifts, Hand Crafted Items, Totes, Bags, Purses, Ornaments, Mittens, Cookies by the Ounce, Country Kitchen.
Laura E. Richards School Craft Fair, 279 Brunswick Ave., 9am – 2pm
Pittston School PTA Craft Fair, 1023 Pittston School St., Pittston, 8am – 2pm

Christ Church Episcopal Craft Fair, 2 Dresden Ave., 8am – 2pm, Silent Auction, White Elephant Table, Foods & Crafts, a Luncheon, and much more.

Gardiner Augusta Lions Club Craft Fair, 10 Lions St., 8am-2pm, crafters and vendors and the usual bake table and white elephant table that an old fashion holiday fair offers, along with a tasty specials offered by our on site kitchen.

Face Painting & Coloring Contest, Gardiner Subway, 35 Bridge St., 1-3pm

Free Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Ride in the same wagon that brought Santa in the parade throughout beautiful historic Downtown Gardiner. Pick up and drop-off at Johnson Park starting at 2pm, last pick-up is at 3:45pm.

Visits With Santa – get your chance to share your wish list with Santa, 5-7pm. Located at 149 Water St (directly across the library).

Story Time with Mrs Claus – at 149 Water St (directly across the library), 5-7pm.

Juggling & Comedy with Steve Corning – Johnson Park, 5pm

Book Reading: Merry Moosey Christmas – at Monkitree, 263 Water St., after the parade.

The Village Jeweler will have cookies in their store following the parade.

Cookie Walk, SpinOff Studio 405 Water St., 5pm-7pm. Buy a container, and choose from a variety of holiday cookies to fill it with. All proceeds benefit SpinOff Studio, a non-profit art center for adults with developmental disabilities.

And don't miss the Gardiner Parade of Lights starting at 4:30PM. Line-up is 3:30-4:00 and the parade starts promptly at 4:30PM. The parade is sponsored by Kennebec Savings Bank.

While in Gardiner, why not try one of the great restaurants in town for some lunch or dinner? The weather is looking good for a great holiday, family themed day, in beautiful Gardiner.