Events offered in Canton and Plymouth that are open to anyone and are free of charge.

Holiday Events

Santa arrives in Plymouth
Friday 27 November 2009 6pm
Santa will visit downtown Plymouth on Friday 27 November 2009. He will arrive by fire truck in Kellogg Park at 6:00pm to sing carols and turn on the Christmas tree lights. After lighting, he will head to his house with Mrs. Claus to have children tell him what they want for Christmas. Photos of the children with Santa will be available for purchase.

Canton Tree Lighting
Wednesday 2 December 2009 6-8pm
The annual Canton Tree Lighting event will take place at the "official" tree in front of the Summit on the Park at 7:00pm on 2 December 2009 and special family festivities will take place both indoors and outside in Heritage Park from 6:00 until 8:30pm. The activities will include seasonal entertainment, refreshments, holiday crafts, carriage rides with hot chocolate, and of course, visits with Santa. No registration is necessary and the event is free to the public (though a suggested family donation of $5 is greatly appreciated). Contact Jennifer Provenzano for more information.

Balloon Animals at Once Upon a Child
Saturday 5 December 2009 12-3pm

Borders Reading
Saturday 5 December 2009 11am
Borders will host a reading of The Grinch Who Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss.

Crafts at Weddings & Celebrations
Saturday 5 December 2009

Carriage Rides at Harvard Square Shopping Center
Saturday 5 December 2009 12-3pm

CBS Radio Stations at Canton Corners Shopping Center
Saturday 5 December 2009 12-3pm
98.7 AMP and 104.3 WOMC promotions team will hand out prizes and the "Smooth Jazz Cat" will make an appearance.

Face Painting at Paul's Fine Jewelry
Saturday 5 December 2009 12-3pm

Live Music at Potbelly Sandwich Works Saturday 5 December 2009 12-3pm

Magic Shows at Canton Cinema
Saturday 5 December 2009 12:30pm, 1:30pm, and 2:30pm
The Amazing Clark will perform tricks at three shows.

Santa Visits JC Penney
Saturday 5 December 2009 12-3pm
Santa will visit JC Penney and will pose for photos with children, so parents are welcome to bring their own cameras to take snapshots.

Shop Canton Holiday Fun Gazebo
Saturday 5 December 2009 12-3pm
Downtown Development Authority, Canton Leisure Services, and Chamber of Commerce members will provide information and Shop Canton coupons at a gazebo located in the green block, near Canton Cinema.