Orange Holiday Festival On December 1

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Nov 102019

The Town of Orange invites you to attend the Annual Holiday Festival and Tree Lighting on Sunday, December 1, 2019.  Festivities on and around the Orange Town Green will begin at 3:00 p.m.    

Visitors may tour the Stone-Otis House to learn what a Victorian Christmas was like.

The Academy Building and the antique shop will be open and invites you to view the Historical Society’s antique collections and Emily Prudden Watercolors, as well as the New Haven to Derby line model railroad in the lower level from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

The Orange Congregational Church will hold a cookie sale, handbell concert, and carol sing in the church sanctuary from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m featuring the Amity Chamber Singers.

The Case Memorial Library will be splendidly decorated, and will host a performance from Al deCant of Half Moon Music who will perform a children’s musical program in the library meeting room from 3:30 – 4:00 p.m.  Guess how many candies in the jar at the library and win a prize, write a letter to Santa Claus and make a craft in the craft room. The Library will be open from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The Annual Gingerbread Contest will be featured in the Clark Building.  Friends of all ages are invited to enter a gingerbread creation.  Entries must be dropped off at the Clark Building from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. on December 1st and must be picked up between 5:30 – 6:00 p.m.  Prizes will be given to the winner of the contest.

An ice carving demonstration will take place in front of the LIBRARY from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.  Hot chocolate will be available compliments of Starbucks in Orange.


The Lighted Tractor Parade has been canceled, as has the Tree Lighting.

Santa Claus will greet children at the LIBRARY instead of the town green.

The Holiday Festival will end at 6:00 p.m.

Winter Festival at Chef’s Equipment Emporium This Weekend

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Feb 232013

So many things to look forward to at the Winter Festival.

So many things to look forward to at the Winter Festival.

Looking for some fun this weekend? Chef’s Equipment Emporium, 449 Boston Post Road, on right side of the Kaoud Rug Building, is hosting its two-day Fire & Ice Winter Festival Saturday and Sunday.

The event features different activities each day, sure to be of interest to visitors of all ages.

Saturday’s event was well attended and the entire store smelled divine with the aroma of chili and Macaroni and cheese emanating from the kitchen area.

Sunday, Feb. 24

• Chili Cook Off: Cooking starts at 10 a.m.

• Public tasting starts at 2 p.m.

Vote for your favorite chili for the Peoples Choice Award

The store offers a free Wüsthof Paring Knife with purchase while supplies last.

Entry forms for the Macaroni & Cheese Contest and Chili Cook Off are available at the store and here on Orangectlive.com

Visit the Chef’s Equipment Emporium Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ChefsEquipmentEmporiumOfOrange or click on their ad on this page

Originally published on: Feb 22 @ 1:01 a.m.

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