Christmas parade Friday, Dec. 1 in Crisfield; Santa arrives for breakfast at Water’s Edge

CRISFIELD — This Friday, Dec. 1 at 6:30 p.m. the Crisfield Area Chamber of Commerce sponsors the annual Christmas parade along West Main Street from Somerset Avenue to the firehouse. There is no fee to participate and floats, marching units, bands, dance troupes, decorated ATVs and more are expected to participate. For more details visit www.crisfieldchamber.com or call 410-968-2500. The rain date is Saturday, Dec. 2.

 

It is also Christmas in Crisfield with many businesses offering deals and discounts. See this week’s County Times for coupons. Among the featured items is the arrival of Santa Claus will be at Water’s Edge Café for breakfast with children 9 to 11 a.m. Santa will arrive at the City Dock courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard.

 

 

The next two days on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 2-3 the Chesapeake Lodge No. 147 will hold its first Masonic Christmas Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the lodge located on the corner of Somerset Avenue and West Main Street. Vendors of all kinds, food and even a small number of quality live Christmas trees will be on sale. This is a community event and a fundraiser for the Chesapeake Lodge which celebrates its 150th year in 2019. To participate as a vendor or for more details call Dean Goldsborough at 410-968-0852.

 

On Saturday, Dec. 9 The Gathering Place (formerly Circle Inn) at the entrance to Crisfield will host Santa Claus for breakfast 9 a.m. to noon. For details call 410-968-1600. That afternoon visit the Crisfield Library on Maryland Avenue and Collins Street for Toy Making with the Elves, a free event noon to 2 p.m. sponsored by the Friends of Crisfield. After toy making the movie Elf will be shown.

 

Mrs. Claus will be at Java Jays at 324 W. Main Street starting 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16. For more on that call 410-968-2233.

 

On Sunday, Dec. 31 the fourth annual New Year’s Eve Oyster Drop will take place, this year sponsored by Java Jay’s beginning 9 p.m. Call 410-968-2233 for more on that.

 

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