Community Tree Lighting Celebration
November 30 @ 6pm
Come one, come all to the Factory Point Town Green for a community celebration to kickoff the holiday season. Join in as we ‘flip the switch’ and light the trees on the green. Don’t miss caroling and a visit with Santa too!
Factory Point Town Green.
Lighted Tractor Parade
December 7 @ 5:30 pm
Parade will loop from Manchester Elementary School along School Street, south on Bonnet Street, east on Main Street, and turn down Memorial Avenue to return to the start.
Southern Vermont Arts Center – Holiday Market
December 7-8 and 14-15
The Holiday Market, a vendor and artisan craft fair, will be open the first two weekends in December, the perfect place to find hand-made, local gifts.
Holiday Historic Inn Tours
December 7 and 14 @ 12pm
Check out how the local inns decorate for the holidays with the annual Holiday Inn Tours! Walk through history and learn more about some of Southern Vermont’s most famous inns during this magical time of year. Inns throughout Manchester, Dorset, and Arlington will be open for visitors. Each location plays host in a unique way, making for a cozy and fun Saturday afternoon in the country.
Manchester Lions Elf Express Train
December 21 and 22 @ 10am
This whimsical holiday train will leave r.k. Miles Depot Station on December 21st and 22nd, 2019, taking its riders on a one-hour enchanting journey through the Green Mountains of Southern Vermont. Refreshments will be served on decorated trains.
Adding to the memories of this holiday ride, Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus will make a surprise visit to provide every child with a special gift.
r.k. Miles Depot Station
10:00, 11:30, 1:00, 2:30, *4:00
*4:00PM ride is for Saturday only