2019 Victorian Holiday Celebration and Wintermarket

The 2019 Altamont Victorian Holiday Celebration takes place on December 14 &15. Click “Read More” below to see the entire schedule of events!

Thanks SMS! Photo courtesy of Ron Ginsburg.

Note: a map of all the different locations can be found here.

 

Saturday, December 14 from 7-9 p.m.

Opening Reception

Altamont Village residents are invited to join ACT at the Masonic Hall for a complimentary wine and cheese party courtesy of Kate Provencher and Greg Giorgio of the Altamont Wine School. You can preview the Festival of Trees and Wreath Auction, which will be on display all weekend. You can also buy raffle tickets for fabulous baskets. All participants are entered into a free drawings for prizes. Looking forward to seeing those Ugly Holiday Sweaters again this year!!

Adults only, please.

 

Sunday, December 15 from 12-5 p.m.

Fun throughout the Village

START AT MASONIC HALL

138 Maple Avenue  12-4:30 p.m.

Howliday Pet Parade Starts Here at NOON, led off by a bagpiper. All pets are welcome! Marchers gather at 11:45 next to the Masonic Hall.

Trolley Stop: Trolley will circle the village and stop at main Wintermarket locations

• Pick up ACTivity Maps and Scavenger Hunt questions

Holiday Raffles to benefit ACT Community Grant Fund

• Vote for your favorite decorations in the Festival of Trees

• Silent Decorated Wreath auction winners announced at 3:30

Community Wreath

 

ST. JOHN’S LUTHERAN CHURCH

140 Maple Ave. 12:30-5:00 p.m.

• NEW Vendor called Lemonade Stand will be selling hand-crafted hair bows and other creative items

• Christmas carol singing by Lisa and friends 1-1:30 p.m.

• Community carol sing open to all 2-4 p.m.

• Community Room Activities

• Winter Market vendor

• Mrs. Red Shoes Make-and-Take crafts for kids

• Balloon fun with Mac N Tosh the Clown from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.

• Photo booth fun

• Bake sale, hot chocolate, hot dogs & coffee

 

ALTAMONT REFORMED CHURCH

129 Lincoln Ave. 4:00pm

• Living Nativity

• Scavenger hunt ends here with a prize (available until 4:00pm)

 

ORSINI PARK

Gazebo 12:00-5pm

• Campside Chef

• Minnie’s Artisan Jewelry

• Phoenix Belly Dance

• Kids toys and novelties

• Hay rides: 2:00-5:00 pm

• Boy Scouts’ bonfires

• Kettle Korn 

• Holiday tree lighting at 5:00 pm

• Restrooms

 

Don’t Miss the Santa Train!

Meet next to the Library at 5:00 p.m.

• Santa arrives on the Train

 

Music All Day

SAX-O-Claus around town from 1-3:00 p.m.

Bagpipes around town

Christmas Carols at St. John’s from 1-1:30 p.m.

Community carol sing-along at St. John’s  from 2-4:00 p.m.

Ukelele music all day at the Spinning Room 190 Main St.

 

Community Activities

Altamont Free Library

179 Main Street 12-5pm

• Crafts for kids – snowman craft and make-and-take ornaments

• Storytelling by Nancy Payne

• Book Sale – buy 1 get one free

• Children’s gingerbread houses on display

Altamont Enterprise

120 Maple Street 12-5pm

• Free portraits. Mailed to everyone and posted to website for everyone to see!

• Baked goods

Bella Fleur and Remedies

182 Main St

• Holiday wine and liquor tasting

• Enter for a chance to win a Christmas floral arrangement

• Kelly’s English Toffee

Hungerford Market

106 Maple Ave.

• Golden Fleece Spinners and Weavers Guild

• S’mores outdoors and walking tacos

One Love Preschool

Reformed Church, 129 Lincoln 12-4 p.m.

Make-and-take a beautiful holiday ornament.

Prizes available until 4:00 for completing the Scavenger Hunt.

Sensory Gratitude Scavenger Hunt for kids

Village-wide

• Pick up flyers at the Masonic Hall. Return completed flyers to One Love Preschool at the Reformed Church, 129 Lincoln by 4:00 pm.

Altamont History Mysteries for grownups

Village-wide

• Pick up flyers at the Masonic Hall. Answers are on Museum in the Streets Plaques. It’s okay to ask for help!

• Return completed flyers to the Masonic by 3:30 pm to enter a drawing for a special prize.

Veronica’s

186 Main St.

The bar will be open all day. Smoked meats outdoors!

 

Wintermarket

Holiday shopping from 12-5 pm

Altamont Corners (Old Subway): 187 Main Street

• Linda Starr/Oil Paintings

• Cheers Hand Painted Glasses

• Sage Stone Therapeutic Body Massage

• Cyndy + Co. Craft Emporium

• Handbag Heaven & More

• Riana Lynn Artistry

• Finley’s Boutique

• Galaxy Beauty

• The Gourmet Cupboard

 

Altamont Community Room: 115 Main Street

• All Purpose Gifts

• Backwoods Trading Company

• Beautiful Mess Barbara

• Bohemian Pizazz

• Butterfly Garden Crafts

• Chicks and Sticks

• Creative Crafters

• Doggy Bag

• Emily’s Holiday Creations

• Guilderhaven

• Jane’s Daughter

• JoKamsco Group

• Kreatively Kat

• MAD Crafty Creations

• Out of the Box Locks

• Perfectly Scented with Brandy

• Roes Stitch and Sew

• Sentsy

• Simply Beautiful

• Sipology by Steeped Tea

• Style & File Nails

• Sweets & Treats

• Thirty One

• Tupperware

• USborne Books and More

• Vintage Heart

• Raffles benefit Altamont AFD Auxiliary 

• Buena Comida Taco Truck in the parking lot

 

American Legion: 988 Altamont Blvd. near Stewart’s

• Crocheted Gifts by Diane
• Family Tree Crafters
• Jacobs Barn
• Molly Eyes
• On Feather’s Edge
And more!

• FREE cookies, coffee and hot chocolate

Orsini Park: Main Street

• Minnie’s Artisan Jewelry

• Phoenix Belly Dance

• Campsite Chef

 

Altamont Physical Therapy: 122 Maple Avenue

Come celebrate 20 years in business! Vendors, candy, and cookies available. Enjoy a glass of Prosecco sparkling white wine for some Holiday Cheer.

* Maine Photography by Jack Pickering
* Bella Boutique
* Premier Designs Jewelry- Nancy Benn

 

Re-Nue Spa: 119 Maple Avenue

• Barbers 1857 Vodka

• Bozen Creek Fiber Farm

• HAWC Photography

• Herbal Turtle Teas

• O’Boys Soap

• Under the Nose Fudge

* Rhonda’s CBD and Gifts

 

Severson Insurance: 135 Maple Ave.

• Black Sheep Honey Company

 

VFW Boyd Hilton Post: 11 Mill Street

Family Freedom Festival- will be giving information on various programs the organization supports and holding a membership drive. Free mini flags for kids.

Bar open all day. 🍻

Coffee, hot chocolate and fresh made popcorn is available for a donation.

• Aunt Rheas Creations

• Autumn Hill Llamas and Fiber

• Black Kettle Soap Company

• Caban Company

• Crazy Mike’s Beef Jerky

• Create A Way

• Helderberg Meadworks

• JLD Gallery

• Keith Willis author

• Lakeside Craftse

• Mickle Hollow Maple and Honey

• New U Boutique

• Peace of Pottery

• Snowberry Wreaths and Candles

• Solarius Productions

• Tastefully Simple

• The Craft Obsessed

• The Spicy Purrito

• Tupperware

• Woodchip Critters

• Worldlings Pleasure

• Young Living

Thanks to our wonderful sponsors!

• Agway/Altamont Country Values

• Altamont Wine School

• Big John’s Portable Toilets

• CM Fox Real Estate

• Farm Share Studio

• 1st National Bank of Scotia

• Jeff Thomas Properties

• Keith Lee

• Key Bank

• Leanne Royer, Licensed Salesperson at CM Fox Real Estate

• Noah Lodge #754 F.&A.M.

• Our Towne

• SEFCU

• SMS Lines

• Wunsapana Farm

Village Businesses Open:

• Agway/Altamont Country Values: 106 Prospect Terrace

• Altamont Corners: 187 Main St.

• Altamont Archives and Museum: 115 Main St.

• Altamont Enterprise: 120 Maple Ave.

• Bella Fleur and Remedies: 182 Main St.

• Home Front Cafe: 192 Main St. (7 am to 1 pm)

• Hungerford Market: 106 Maple Ave.

• The Spinning Room: 190 Main St.

• Stewart’s: 1001 Altamont Blvd.

• Veronica’s: 186 Main St.

• Village Pizza: 101 Prospect Terrace

 

Money raised through raffles and ticket sales is donated back to the community through our Community Grants.

Altamont Community Tradition (ACT), a not for profit membership organization dedicated to preserving, maintaining, and enhancing the quality of life in Altamont through education, resource assistance and community involvement.