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Festive Weekend Planned in Falmouth

Your guide to Falmouth Holidays by the Sea 2013, a full weekend of festivities from Friday's fashion show and caroling to Sunday's Christmas parade, with plenty of Santa sightings along the way.

The annual lighting of the Falmouth Village Green takes place Saturday at 7 p.m. The Falmouth Brass Choir will lead the caroling before a special visit from Santa. People are encouraged to bring flashlights and dress warmly. (Louisa Hufstader photo)
The annual lighting of the Falmouth Village Green takes place Saturday at 7 p.m. The Falmouth Brass Choir will lead the caroling before a special visit from Santa. People are encouraged to bring flashlights and dress warmly. (Louisa Hufstader photo)
Falmouth's big holiday weekend is here and Patch has the full schedule of events from the Falmouth Chamber of Commerce website

Friday, December 6

Holiday Tea & Fashion Show, 2:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m., Woods Hole Golf Club: special first-time event to help retailers, salons, jewelers, and other holiday shops and boutiques showcase their holiday offerings.

Holiday Carol Sing at Nobska Lighthouse, 5:30 p.m., Historic Nobska Lighthouse, Nobska Road, Woods Hole: festive seasonal sing along followed by hot chocolate and cookies. 

Saturday, December 7


Family Pancake Breakfast & Parade Raffle,
8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m., Morse Pond School, Jones Road, Falmouth: face painting, pancake breakfast and family raffle to benefit the Falmouth Christmas Parade. 

Seafaring Santa Sails into Falmouth, 11 a.m., docks at Falmouth Harbor (behind the Flying Bridge Restaurant).

2nd Annual Jingle Jog 5K Run & Elf Run, 12:30 p.m. Starts from The Flying Bridge Restaurant, around Falmouth Heights (follows some of the Falmouth Road Race route) and back to The Flying Bridge.  (Elf Run precedes 5k, is shorter and for children 12 and under.)

Nobska Lighthouse Public Viewing, 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Historic Nobska Lighthouse, Nobska Road, Woods Hole: Santa visits at Noontime. 

Main Street / Queen’s Buyway Stroll 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Annual Lighting of the Falmouth Village Green, 7 p.m. The Falmouth Brass Choir will lead the caroling before a special visit from Santa. People are encouraged to bring flashlights and dress warmly. 

Sunday, December 8 

50th Annual Falmouth Christmas Parade: Parade steps off at noontime at the Falmouth Mall and proceeds down Main Street to the Village Green. Known as Southeastern Massachusetts’ largest holiday parade featuring theme decorated floats, marching bands, live animals, costumed characters and Santa Claus. 

More things to do in Falmouth: 
You can post your own events in our calendar any time and we'll make sure the word gets out.
Ted Murphy December 06, 2013 at 11:39 AM
I (T.M. Murphy) will also be reading the first chapter of SAVING SANTA'S SEALS to the kids at Falmouth Museums On The Green at 4:30 P.M. It should be a fun day in Falmouth!
Louisa Hufstader (Editor) December 06, 2013 at 02:48 PM
Sounds great, Ted, thanks for adding it! You can also post it as an Event if you like. Feel free to post a blog too, with a teaser to give folks a flavor of your holiday tale. Patch loves writers, so make yourself at home!

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