Observer Editor, Free
“Christmas in the Village”: Manchester Chamber of Commerce.:
Downtown Manchester bustles with holiday activities, including craft shows and artisan markets, a luncheon with Santa, carriage rides, blacksmith demonstration, chili cookoff, a candy hide and seek for kids, cocktail crawl for adults, and more. Festivities kick off on Dec. 2 at 6:30 p.m. with a parade that brings Santa down Main St. to the mill where he lights the Christmas tree and greets children. 9 a.m.–5 p.m., downtown Manchester. Free admission. 476–4565., . . . . . .