On Saturday, December 2nd the city of Waterville will embrace the holiday spirit with “Joy to the Ville” – an all-day community event meant to celebrate the magic of the holiday season here on the Kennebec River. Waterville Creates! and its partners the Waterville Opera House, the Maine Film Center, the Waterville Public Library, the Colby College Museum of Art, and the Children’s Discovery Museum are joining forces to offer a day of free, family-friendly holiday programming throughout Waterville!
The following is an ever-growing list of upcoming Downtown events to help you plan your special holiday activities. As we hear from local businesses we will add their special events, extended holiday hours and special Joy to the Ville discounts to this list – so if you own a business in the City of Waterville, Maine we hope you’ll reach out and let us know what you’re planning to offer the joy-seekers of Waterville on Saturday, December 2nd!
Joy to the Ville Happenings:
Free Tea Tastings, Free Goodies, Holiday Drinks and Treats all day at Selah Tea Cafe on Main Street!
Free 16oz holiday drinks at Aroma Joe’s on Kennedy Memorial Drive in Waterville between 9am – 3pm.
Free PET Holiday Eggnog from the Honest Kitchen at Loyal Biscuit Co. for any visiting dogs throughout the day as well as a sale of 15% OFF toys, treats, collars, and more for the entire day!
Free Cioccolato Caldo (Italian hot chocolate) for the Children and a Free Cappuccino for Adults at Itali-ah Market and Restaurant from 8:00am – 4:00pm
Free Sugar Cookie Decorating at Holy Cannoli from 9:00am – 11:00am, while supplies last!
Free Let’s Go! Healthy Holiday Activities with Inland Hospital at Common Street Arts from 9:00am – 11:00am
Free gift-wrapping at Common Street Arts‘ Holiday Bazaar
Visit Santa and Mrs. Claus at Kringleville in Castonguay Square, 93 Main Street in Downtown Waterville from 1:00 – 5:00pm;
The Children’s Book Cellar will host story time while Santa is in town at 1:00pm, 2:00pm and 3:00pm
Holiday Card Making at the Waterville Public Library from 10:00am – 12:00pm
Holiday Story Time at the Waterville Public Library from 10:30am – 11:00pm
Free screening of “Elf” the movie at the Waterville Opera House from 12:30 – 2:00pm
Free quilted Holiday Cards and Ornament Making at Common Street Artsfrom 2:00pm- 5:00pm
Free Candy for Kids from Christopher Hastings Confections