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Stratford's Holiday Lighting Festival Set for Nov. 27

Stratford's Holiday Lighting Festival will be Tuesday, Nov. 27! Come join Mayor John Harkins for an amazing evening as Stratford welcomes in the Holiday Season!

Stratford's Holiday Lighting Festival will be Tuesday, Nov. 27.

Come join Mayor John Harkins for an amazing evening as Stratford welcomes in the Holiday Season. Special guests this year include: Santa and Mrs. Claus, Stratford High School Acapella Choir, Vintage Brass Band, and Yuletide Carolers.

The event begins with a wonderful Puppet Show for the children at the Stratford Library at 4:30 p.m. Grab a free cup of hot chocolate and listen to the seasonal sounds of the Stratford High School Acapella Choir beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Stratford Town Hall. The Tree Lighting will be at 6 p.m.

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be in Town Hall chambers directly after the tree lighting to meet the children and have pictures taken.

You can also get your holiday shopping started with Special Discounts offered by local Stratford shops. From Sunday, Nov. 25, to Wednesday, Nov. 28, an event called SHOP STRATFORD will feature special offers from participating businesses.

Visit www.celebratestratford.com for more information. 

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Hal Baird November 16, 2012 at 12:03 PM
Just wondering. Is the section of Main Street near Town Hall going to be closed to traffic at any point. I have a commitment near there at 6:45 and I'm wondering if I'll be able to drive there or access will be denied. Can anyone help with an answer?
Jason Bagley (Editor) November 16, 2012 at 04:38 PM
Hal, according to the town's economic development office: Main street will not be closed at any time. North Parade, by the high school will be the only road closed.
Stratford Library November 16, 2012 at 08:38 PM
The 4:30pm show on 11/27 at Stratford Library is a MAGIC show.
Know what's going on November 17, 2012 at 12:26 AM
Old Stratford Neighborhood Association may be working on it's own Christmas Tree Lighting in December. News to come.

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