2014 Home for the Holidays Raffle Winners

December 15, 2014

The Billerica Holiday Festival Home for the Holidays Display and Raffle has concluded. Today, Monday, December 15, 2014, the winners of the Raffle were drawn. Below is the list of winners. Thank you to everyone who donated, enjoyed the display and bought tickets!

If you are a raffle winner, you may go to the Library beginning Tuesday, December 16, 2014 through Friday, December 19, 2014 during normal library business hours to collect your items.

You can download the list by clicking HERE.

FREE Pictures with Santa – THIS Saturday 12/13/14

December 9, 2014

This Saturday (December 13, 2014) is our annual Pictures with Santa event! LynnWay Auto Auction generously sponsors this Billerica Holiday Festival event and enables us to offer this event FREE to the public!

FREE Pictures with Santa
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Session 1: 10:00AM – 12:00PM
Session 2: 12:30PM – 2:30PM
Bennett Cultural Center
3 Concord Road

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More Updates: Tree Lighting POSTPONED & RESCHEDULED

December 6, 2014
– The Clara Sexton House Victorian Open House and Tour, organized by the Billerica Historical Society will still take place on Saturday, December 6 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. They have added a second Open House and Tour on Sunday, December 7 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm.
– After the Tree Lighting Ceremony, Santa and friends will be hosting their annual gathering at the First Parish Church in Billerica Center (in past years, this event has been held at the Masonic Hall. Santa and friends will be there to greet families and children; and hot chocolate and light refreshments will be served.

Tree Lighting POSTPONED & RESCHEDULED

December 5, 2014


Due to the inclement weather we are
scheduled to receive on Saturday, the
Billerica Holiday Festival Committee has
POSTPONED and RESCHEDULED
the Winter Festival and Tree Lighting Event
to
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2014.


The same program and events that were to
take place on Saturday will now be held on
Sunday. This includes the Winter Festival
Games and Activities as well as the Tree
Lighting.


The schedule remains the same:
Winter Festival: 2:00pm – 6:00pm
Music Program: beginning at 4:30pm
Arrival of Santa and Friends: approx. 5:15pm
Tree Lighting immediately to follow.
Please inform your friends and family in
Billerica so that we get the word out about
this postponement.

2014 Winter Festival & 16th Annual Tree Lighting

November 25, 2014

The 2014 Winter Festival will take place on Blanchard Avenue, between the Billerica Public Library and Billerica Council On Aging Building in Billerica Center. We will have games, activities and prizes for all! Please note the new start time this year of 2:00pm!

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2014 Winter Festival &
16th Annual Tree Lighting


Saturday, December 6, 2014
Billerica Center
Winter Festival: 2:00pm – 6:00pm
Music Program: beginning at 4:30pm
Arrival of Santa and Friends: approx. 5:15pm
Tree Lighting immediately to follow.

The First Parish Church will be offering FREE hot apple cider, hot dogs, and soups (multiple) from 4:00OM – 6:30PM.
They will also be providing a crafts table for children (free), and tours of the Historic First Parish Church, from 4:00 to 6:30.

Please also note that the Billerica Holiday Festival does not organize the “Santa on the Fire Truck” event that happens this same day. That is a special program sponsored by and organized by the Billerica Lodge of Elks.

2014 Billerica Holiday Festival Flyer

November 10, 2014

Each year the Holiday Festival publishes a Flyer with our Schedule of Events and the Home for the Holidays Raffle ticket sales times. We place these flyers in stores and businesses all over town.

Here it is:

If you can’t view the PDF above, click HERE.

Note: The Raffle Ticket Sales time for Wednesday, 11/26 is incorrect on the flyer. The correct time is 10:00AM – 11:00AM.

Home for the Holidays Display & Raffle Setup

November 7, 2014

Thank you to all of those who have donated (and will soon donate) items to the Home for the Holidays Display and Raffle.

Our elves are busily making preparations at the Billerica Public Library for the arrival of all of the Raffle Items.

If you have an item you wish to donate, you can bring it to the Library during normal Library business hours beginning on Saturday, November 15, 2014 through close of business on Thursday, November 20, 2014.

You can bring your raffle item to the Library and a staff member or Holiday Festival Committee member will assist you.

If you have not previously mailed in your Sponsorship Form for your item, please download it HERE, fill it out and bring it with you when you drop off your item.

2014 Pictures with Santa – Sponsored by LynnWay Auto Auction

November 7, 2014

The Billerica Holiday Festival is very happy and proud to announce that, for the third year in a row, LynnWay Auto Auction will be the Sponsor of our Pictures with Santa event. As this years’ Mr. Claus Sponsor, LynnWay Auto Auction will enable us to offer this event FREE to the public!

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As one of the largest volume auctions in the United States, Lynnway relocated to Billerica in 2011. They are very active in Billerica  through their generous donations of time, resources  and money. They also employ many residents in town.

It is thanks to sponsors like this that the Billerica Holiday Festival is continually able to offer FREE Holiday Events to the families of Billerica.

Please remember to join us at this year’s event:

Pictures with Santa
Saturday, December 13, 2014
10:00AM – 12:00PM &
12:30PM – 2:30PM
Bennett Cultural Center
3 Concord Road

Sponsorship Form Available

October 3, 2014

Our 2014 Sponsorship Form is now available. Whether you would like to donate monetarily, donate a raffle item (a wreath, basket, tree, etc) or purchase a Banner sponsorship, it can all be done from the one form.

If you can not view the PDF below, you can download it here.

2014 Holiday Festival Event Dates

June 6, 2014

The four major events held each year by the Billerica Holiday Festival Committee are the Holiday Reception; the Home for the Holidays Display and Raffle; the Winter Festival & Tree Lighting; and Pictures with Santa. We have set the Event Dates for the 2014 Season.

So…

MarkYourCalendar 

2014 Events & Dates

Friday, November 21, 2014 Holiday Reception
(Billerica Library)
Saturday, November 22, 2014 Home for the Holidays Display & Raffle Open to the Public
Saturday, December 6, 2014 Winter Festival and Tree Lighting
(Times and Activities TBA)
Saturday, December 13, 2014 Pictures with Santa
(Bennett Cultural Center)
Monday, December 15, 2014 Home for the Holidays Raffle Drawings
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