Friday, December 2, 2011
Find out when Santa will be in Bristol and Warren.
Santa will be rounding up his reindeer and making some guest appearances in Bristol and Warren in the coming weeks. So make a list and mark your calendar because we've put together a list of some of the Santa sightings for the season. Know of any others? Let us know in the comments section. Free (with non-perishable food donation) Santa will also be traveling through our towns with the Bristol Fire Department and the Warren Fire Department. Sighting dates and times are yet to be determined, but check back soon for more information.
Thursday, December 16, 2010
Santa and friends visit the George Hail Library.
Warren resident Steve Deschenes brought his two young daughters to the George Hail Library to meet Santa, Mrs. Claus and Tiny the Elf on Wednesday night, Dec. 15. "My oldest is twenty-one now," he said, "and I can remember bringing him here when he was a boy. Miss Peggy does a wonderful job." "Miss Peggy" is the Children's Room Librarian, Peggy Gossage, who has organized the event for over 20 years. The night began with her reading of the classic, "Twas the Night Before Christmas" by Clement C. Moore. Shortly after the book was finished, the sound of distant jingle bells rang. The children let out a collective gasp and craned their necks to get a look at the jolly fellow in the red suit entering from the back of the library. Gossage …
Saturday, November 27, 2010
Friday night's event a success.
Friday night's kick off of Warren's 22nd Annual Holiday Festival brought hundreds of visitors to downtown. Adults and children alike enjoyed a variety of events from meeting Santa Claus to watching fire performers to learning about life during the Revolutionary War. The evening closed, as per usual, with the Mt. Hope High School Marching Band leading a processional to the steps of Town Hall for a music concert and the official tree lighting ceremony. The festival continues on Saturday from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. For details click here.