32nd Annual Overture to Christmas
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32nd Annual Overture to Christmas

This is the first weekend in an annual holiday tradition in Chester. For a complete schedule, see the Chester Christmas Overture's Facebook page


Monday, 11/27  - Grades K-2  4 pm  (FREE)
Wednesday, 11/29  - Grades 3-6 4 pm (FREE)

ELVES WOODSHOP – Endless Creations

Friday, 12/1 - Grades  K-6   3-5 pm  (FREE)
Sand, stain and paint a wood craft with our Elves in the Chester woodshop! The committee will need to give Melissa at the studio a headcount before kids arrive; please RSVP through the Facebook page.

Overture to Christmas

Saturday, December 2nd

1-3 pm Kid’s Craft Bazaar @ MacLaomainn’s Banquet Room  (FREE)
- Gingerbread cookie decorating with the Heritage Deli
- Holiday crafts with the Art Garden
- Wet wool felting with Six Loose Ladies
- Christmas stories and crafts with the Whiting Library/Miss Alice, CAES Librarian
- Ornaments with Endless Creations

An appearance by Mrs. Claus
3:30 pm Caroling/Living Nativity – Chester Baptist Church
4 pm Santa arrives to Baptist Church, Families are invited to join Santa on his wagon! 
4:15 pm Tree lighting on Green/Children visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Fullerton Inn

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Green Mountain Railroad
to Oct 15

Green Mountain Railroad

From September 16-October 15, 2017, Green Mountain Railroad will offer rides the include stops and departures from Chester. Check out their website for more details!

Weekday Fall Foliage Excursions
Chester to Ludlow - 2 hour round trip - No layove

September 16 – October 15, 201
Tuesdays & Thursdays
3 departure times each day

Weekend Fall Foliage Excursions
Chester to Okemo Mountain Resort - 2 hour round trip - With layove

September 16 – October 15, 201
Saturdays & Sundays

Green Mountain Fall Foliage Train
Chester to Ludlow - 2.5 hour round trip - No layove

September 16 – October 15, 201
Friday & Saturday nights

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