Schedule of Events

Saturday, December 3rd

Pierce Campbell Jazz Trio 

Henry Carter Hull Library 

The Pierce Campbell Jazz Trio will once again be joining us for a holiday music performance on Saturday, December 3 at 2pm.

Sunday, December 4th


Soups On

Body Karma Studio – Hosted by Families Helping Families

Various Clinton restaurants compete for the coveted Soup Bowl Trophy honoring the Best Soup In Clinton.  For just $5 you can be a judge and sample all the delicious entries.

Elf on the Shelf Scavenger Hunt

Holy Advent Parish Hall – Hosted by Eliot REACT, Morgan REACT and Partners in Community

Go on a wild goose chase to the Christmas in Clinton events throughout Main Street searching for the Elf on the Shelf.  Collect all your stamps and be entered to win an Elf on the Shelf Book/Kit. (1:00 – 4:00pm)

Letters to Santa & Holiday Sensory Activity

Amy’s Active Learning – 1 Post Office Square

Cookie Decorating

Liberty Bank – 5 East Main Street

Children 8 and under are welcome to stop in and decorate a cookie.  

Clinton Art Gallery

18 & 20 East Main Street

Raffles prizes, Silent Auction, Live music, Readings of Christmas Poems, Lottery Drawing, Refreshments, Wine, and Coffee.


Scottish Dave’s- 24 East Main Street

Create and Ornament for the Soldiers

Cindy Stevens Fine Art- 30 East Main Street

Santa’s Workshop (1:30pm)

1630 House – Pretty Committee & Pierson REACT

Be transported to the North Pole and help the elves in Santa’s Workshop while enjoying treats with Meet Mrs. Claus.

Meet the Characters 

Andrews Memorial Town Hall 

Visit with members of Kidz Konnection as they impersonate various characters from your favorite Christmas stories.

Polar Express

Clinton Chamber of Commerce

Hop on the Polar Express at the Clinton Chamber of Commerce. 

Sponsored by: Liz Isaacson

Holiday Photobooth 

Andrews Memorial Town Hall – Sponsored By Clinton Rotary

Candy Land

3 Liberty Green

Craft Fair & Bake Sale

Green Room Town Hall – Hosted by the Shoreline Community Women Inc.

The Craft Bazaar will be held in the green room of Andrews Memorial Town Hall from 1-6. There will be over 25 vendors selling jewelry, Tastefully Simple, Pampered Chef, scarves, ornaments, and much more.  There will also be a bake sale.  Santa will arrive on a fire truck around 5 and will be in the rose room to speak to the kids. Shoreline Community Women will provide free cocoa and cookies.

Tree and Wreath Silent Auction

Town Hall – Hosted by the Arbor Garden Club of Clinton

Need a wreath or tree?  Be sure to stop by to find the perfect one that suits your tastes.  All proceeds go to the AGCC Scholarship program.

Stanton House

Open House (1:30-5:00)

Face Painting & Ornament Making

Holy Advent Parish Hall- Morgan REACT and Partners in Community

Kids can never have their face painted enough.  Include an ornament craft and you have a fun day in the making!

Hayrides, Caroling, Hospitality

Holy Advent Parish Hall 

Join Father Loram for a joyous ride overlooking the Garden For All and then enjoy the many treats and sounds.

Youth Games

Pierson Lawn- Valley Shore YMCA

Join the staff of the Valley Shore YMCA for games and activities and their “gaga” pit. 

Hot Cider & Hot Chocolate

Pierson Green – Sponsored by the Clinton Lions Club


Throughout Main Street– Sponsored by Clinton Chamber of Commerce


Throughout Main Street– Sponsored by Clinton Lions Club

Masonic Lodge Open House

Andrews Memorial Town Hall

Take a look inside the Masonic Lodge and find out more about this local organization.

Yale Peabody Museum Exhibit

Andrews Memorial Town Hall

Educational activity for kids. Learn about nature in the “dinos to birds” kit.

Homemade Donut Holes & Hot Chocolate

Town Green – Sponsored By Boy Scout Troop #55

Silly Holiday Photos

Town Pride Clinton – Post Office Square.

2:00 p.m.

350th Celebration

First Church of Christ Congregational

Historical skits and photos, living nativity, and open house. Enjoy the true spirit of Christmas as members of the church reenact the first Holy Christmas.

3:00 p.m.

Tour the “Old Brick”

Main Street – Sponsored by the Clinton Historical Society

Old Brick will be beautifully decorated for the holidays and open for tours from 3:00 till 6:00. We’ll be serving hot mulled cider and light refreshments, while harpist Amy Martin plays to fill the house with classical and holiday music. There will be a blazing fire in our huge fireplace and Christmas carolers will be on hand to provide Christmas cheer.

Human Dog Sled Races:

Pierson Green

Teams of 6, racing in pairs,  pull a sled over a course – there are 4 pullers, a rider and a musher.  Team costumes are strongly encouraged.

Walk Through Bethlehem:

Clinton Bible Fellowship

Free guided tours through the streets of Bethlehem.


Community Sing

Featuring 81 South. Andrews Memorial Town Hall 

5:00 p.m.

Arrival of Santa and Tree Lighting

Andrews Memorial Town Hall. Escorted by the Sailing Masters of 1812. Sponsored by Clinton Insurance Center and UBS Financial Services

5:30 p.m.

Meet and Greet with Santa

Andrews Memorial Town Hall Rose Room


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