Downtown Bangor festivities

Posted Nov. 26, 2012, at 10:49 a.m.

Tuesday, November 27 to Saturday, December 1, 2012; 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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BANGOR, Maine — A Holiday Tree,  grown and donated by Sprague’s Nursery will be delivered at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, at West Market Square, downtown Bangor.

Events on Saturday, Dec. 1, are as follows:

Downtown Bangor Partnership will host Santa’s Workshop 12 – 4:30 p.m. at 33 Central Street, Bagel Central.  Grownups are invited to bring their camera to capture their child’s visit with Santa at no cost. Professional photographer Anne Schmidt ( will be taking photos of the kids with Santa and making them available on her website.  Cookie decorating throughout the event (while supplies last).

UMMA Art Factory will be held 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Free and open to the public.  Hands-on art stations. Create card, ornament or gift. Supplies are free and instruction will be given throughout the day.  The event is  sponsored by WBRC Architects and Engineers.

Festival of Light’s Parade, put on by the Rotary Club of Bangor will begin at 4:30 p.m. on Main Street. The parade route begins at Railroad Street; turns right onto Main Street; crosses Union Street and continues through downtown Bangor; turns right onto State Street; right ont oExchange Street and ends at Camden National Bank.  For details on the parade visit

City Tree Lighting in West Market directly following the parade.

For more information on the Downtown Bangor Partnership visit