Volunteer for Old Hallowell Day = FUN!

1305369094LwrAQbHey! The Old Hallowell Day Committee is looking for volunteers. Get involved in the most fun activity in the Hallowell social calendar. Do you want to work at home? Do you want to help on Old Hallowell Day? Email oldhallowellday@gmail.com and we will find a place for you.

Old Hallowell Day Arts & Crafts

If you are an artist or crafter and would like to have a booth, please download the application form below and return. Warning …. booths almost always sell out, so send your application in as soon as possible!

OHD 2014 Arts & Crafts app


2013 Old Hallowell Day Slide Show

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Community slide show includes photographs by Axell Photography, Richard Bostwick, Nancy Clement, Meredith Cohen, Cary Colwell,  Cox Memorial Church, Helene Farrar, Harlow Gallery, Hearts for Ezra, Noel Mount, Joe Phelan, Scrummy Afters, Sarah Truman, Hank Tyler and Jeff Wood. Email … Continue reading

Christmas In Old Hallowell Raffle Winners!

Christmas raffle winners were:
Garrett Corbin
Joyce Walters
Richard Bostwick

Each won a basket filled with wonderful prizes from local Hallowell merchants.

Thanks to Cary Colwell and Ruth Lachance for organizing a very successful Christmas in Old Hallowell this year!

Christmas in Old Hallowell Raffle!

December 1 – 15

Featuring 3 baskets loaded with gifts from local Hallowell merchants. Tickets on sale at Boynton’s Market, Dom’s Barber Shop, Cause 4 Paws, Joyce’s Restaurant and Hattie’s Chowder House. Drawing December 15 at noon at Boynton’s Market.

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Christmas in Olde Hallowell – December 14, 2013

Saturday, December 14

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10 am – Noon – Annual Cookie Walk & Craft Sale

St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 18 Union Street

Also the last day to purchase raffle tickets, we will draw the winners at the end of the Cookie Walk. Prizes are: Handmade Quilt, Hand Knit Sweater and a painting.

10 am – 12 pm – Scrummy Afters, 136 Water Street

Come meet Mr. and Mrs. Santa in Scrummy Hall – Scrummy Afters new event room. Or stop by anytime on Saturday from 9 am – 6 pm.

10 am – 2 pm Hubbard Free Library, 115 Second Street

The Friends of the Library will host two events. 10 am – 12 pm Children’s Decorating of gingerbread cookies. 10 am – 2 pm Christmas Silent Auction

10 am – 3 pm – Cause 4 Paws, 157 Water Street

Kennebec Valley Humane Society Cookie Sale (10 am – 1 pm). Visit with Santa (1 – 3 pm)

10 am – 4 pm – Christmas Storefront Mouse Hunt Contest

Sponsored by Hallowell Area Board of Trade. For kids up to 14 years of age. Entry forms can be picked up at Boynton’s Market, Dom’s Barber Shop and Scrummy Afters. Participating stores will have a small FIND ME Mouse poster in their window. All correct Mouse Hunt entries will be placed in a hat and 3 prizes will be drawn.

10 am – 7 pm – Kennebec River Artisans, 130 Water Street

A great place to finish (or start) your holiday shopping. Handmade for the Heart and Home. Wine, cheese and snacks from 5-7 pm!

11 am – 4 pm – Higher Grounds –Art Show, 119 Water Street

Locally crafted wares, including jewelry, candles & apothecary goods. Drink specials for all ages! Specialty coffees, mimosas & bloody marys for the adults.

1 – 3 pm – Cox Memorial Church, 33 Central Street

Girl Scout Troop 1438 will be holding a Children’s gingerbread house workshop at Cox Memorial Church.  We will also be holding a mitten drive to collect new children’s mittens, hats, and gloves.

3 – 5 pm – Dom’s Barber Shop, 156 Water Street

Complimentary hot chocolate

3 – 8 pm – Easy Street Lounge, 7 Front Street

Light Up Your Heart Christmas Party with Music by Sam Shain, Tips & Donations to family in need. Cookies, snacks, free hot ciders for the youngsters. Xmas Bunny ornament decorating.

5 pm – The Great Hallowell Christmas Parade

– from Water Street from Boat Landing to City Bandstand

5:15 pm – The Veayo Twins, City Bandstand, Water Street

A unique creation that combines pop, straight-ahead rock, gutty R&B and a little country with a message; An inspirational message targeting the pain and alienation that teens can face in today’s culture, including bullying and other traumatic experiences.

5:45 pm – Fireworks over the Kennebec – Sponsored by Pine State Trading

6 – 11 pm – Hoxter’s Music and Sports Bar, 122 Water Street

Come celebrate Festivus, the holiday for the rest of us, by partaking in the traditional meatloaf meal, airing your grievances and listening to live music by Pete Finkle. Check us out on Facebook!

6:30 pm – Vaughan Homestead, 2 Litchfield Road – SOLD OUT!

Head up the hill to the Homestead after the fireworks for a good ‘ol fashioned tree lighting & holiday musical performance featuring the recorder, guitar & cellist group “Good Company”. SOLD OUT!

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Announcing the Annual Merchants Storefront Decorating Contest

Friday, December 13

Annual Merchants Storefront Decorating Contest

Row House, Inc. sponsors this traditional event, with cash prizes ($75, 50 and 25) for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners. Entry forms available at Boynton’s. Drop off your completed form and $10 entry fee at Boynton’s by December 11th. Judging on Friday evening, December 13th, and winners will be announced on Saturday, December 14th.


Free Hallowell Senior Citizen Holiday Dinner – Dec 10, 2013

Tuesday, December 10

Noon – Free Hallowell Senior Citizen Holiday Dinner, Sacred Heart Parish Hall, 5 Summer St

The City invites all Hallowell Senior Citizens to this free Chicken Pie Dinner!


“Magical Christmas” by Peacox Productions

Friday & Saturday, December 6, 7, and 13, 14

7:30 pm – “Magical Christmas” by Peacox Productions, Hallowell City Hall, 1 Winthrop Street

To benefit the Kennebec Valley Humane Society – $10 per person – For reservations, call 582-0710. Peacox Productions, a professional touring theater troupe founded in 1989 and known for its artful male and female impersonation, will bring their unique blend of song, dance and comedy to a series of family friendly Christmas-themed benefit performances this holiday season.


8x10x100 at the Harlow Gallery – the Final Year

December 6 – December 28

8×10 Art Exhibition, Harlow Gallery, 160 Water St

Hours: 12-6 pm. Opening: Friday, December 6, 5-8pm. The final year for this art show and sale featuring original art by Maine artists – all art is 8″x10″ and costs just $100. A great gift idea!

Were you at the Ball? B&W Ball prints by Chris Cart on sale for $50 (signed by the artist!)

The Harlow Gallery is collecting donations for the Maine Children’s Home for Little Wanderers in Waterville. Organized by Jeremy Sheaffer. Items needed are NEW winter clothing and complete outfits in sizes 0-18, NEW Thinsulate lined gloves and mittens, and NEW toys, family games, or sporting goods. No used goods please, items need to be in original packaging and free of tears or dirt. Questions? — Deb Fahy 622-3813

 8x10 at Harlow Gallery