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Holiday listings for the Dec. 2 edition

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FRIDAY, DEC. 2 SOUTHINGTON WHITE CHRISTMAS IN THE COMMUNITY. 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in downtown Southington, downtown Plantsville, and the rails-to-trails park. Event is coordinated by the Merchants of Downtown Southington and the Village of Plantsville Association. Free transportation…

Churches announce Christmas service schedules

Nativity

The following Southington Churches have announced their special service times for Christmas Eve (Thursday, Dec. 24) and Christmas Day (Friday, Dec. 25): Baptist First Baptist Church 581 Meriden Ave, Southington DEC. 24—6 p.m. service featuring special music, scripture, candlelight, and…

Churches announce Christmas service schedules

Nativity

The following Southington Churches have announced their special service times for Christmas Eve (Thursday, Dec. 24) and Christmas Day (Friday, Dec. 25): Baptist First Baptist Church 581 Meriden Ave, Southington DEC. 24—6 p.m. service featuring special music, scripture, candlelight, and…

Southington lights up for the holidays

By Tammi Naudus
Ashley Reed, 10, shares a laugh with Santa Claus during Hospitality Night this past Friday. The event featured the official lighting of downtown.
Christmas in Plantsville took place the day prior.

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Four-year-old Jack Brinker of Southington widened his eyes and jumped for joy when he saw Santa Claus during the 25th annual Christmas in the Village in Plantsville. After whispering what he wanted this year in…

Barnes decorated for the holidays

By Lisa Capobianco
Barnes Museum Curator Marie Secondo showcases one of the many Christmas trees at the Barnes Museum.

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Magic lanterns, ice skates, ferris wheels and tool chests were just a few of the Barnes’ family favorite things they received as Christmas gifts. This year the Barnes Museum will feature these antique items, as…

Christmas in Plantsville

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It was a bit smaller than in years past and the weather did not cooperate, but Santa still had the time to help impart holiday cheer at the annual Christmas in Plantsville. Photos by Stacey McCarthey

Southington Welcomes in the Holiday Season.

Hospitality Night (1)

On Friday, Dec. 7, the Downtown Merchants Association held its annual Christmas celebration, Hospitality Night.  Townspeople gathered for the lighting of the green, a choral sing, horse and carriage rides, and to visit with Santa.  For photos of this event,…