Better Bennington Corporation
2019 Calendar of Holiday Events

Small Business Saturday – Nov. 30th All throughout Downtown Bennington. Shop local, in-store specials
 and promotions all day, Putnam Square Pop- Up Shop, Strolling Carolers, Christmas Bazaar, Visits with Santa and more!   442-5758

Putnam Square Pop-Up Shop – Nov. and Dec.  423 Main St. - Women’s clothing, baked goods, holiday gift items, greeting cards, 

Complimentary Gift Wrapping – Nov. 30th Mission City Church – Kids activities and refreshments for the family.    

Christmas Bazaar, Craft, and Flea Market – Nov. 30th (10-2) First Baptist Church – Over 20 crafters and specialty foods.   442-2105  

Cherubini’s Medea – Nov 24th (7pm) Oldcastle Theatre – Annual winter performance by the Bennington County Choral Society. 802-733-7670

Annual Festival Exhibition – Nov 29th Bennington Museum – Opening date to celebrate the life and work of poet Robert Frost. 447-1751

Holiday Art & Craft Show and Sale – Dec 1st – 31st Bennington Library – Large selection of gift items created by local artisans 442-9051

Home for the Holidays – Wednesday, Dec 4th Bennington Area Maker-space lantern walk, community tree lighting at the VT Veterans Home, high school choir, caroling, dignitaries, a special visit from Santa Claus, and an open house at the Chamber 447-3311

Snowball Bazaar – Dec 6th (5-8pm) & Dec 7th (9:30-3pm) Second Congregational Church – Thousands of items and bargain prices.  442-2559

Festival Family Day – Dec 7th (10-4pm) Bennington Museum – Bake sale, children shopping, photos with Santa. $3 admission or Free with donation. 447-1751

Holiday Farmers’ Markets – Dec 7th and 21st (10-1) First Baptist Church – Bennington Farmers’ Market moves indoors for the winter!

The Biggest Little Holiday Party – Dec. 7th (7:30pm) Mt. Anthony Country Club – A big party for small groups of family or associates. 442-2617

An Old-Fashioned Christmas – Dec. 7th (2-6pm) Park McCullough House – family activities, visits with Santa, tractor rides. FREE 447-7121

Holiday Radio Variety Show – Dec. 7th (7pm) Oldcastle Theatre – Set in the style of years gone by. A sell-out every year!   447-0564

Holiday Bazaar – Dec. 7th (10am-3pm) Molly Stark Elementary School – Over 50 vendors, kid's corner, cookie decorating, silent auction raffles, and more!   442-2692

Sunday Brunch with Santa – Dec. 8th (11-2:30pm)Mt. Anthony Country Club – Bring letters to Santa.  Reservations highly recommended.    442-2617

Green Mountain Christmas – Dec. 13th (7-9pm) & Dec. 14th (12-2) Green Mountain Christian Center – Free presents for children, gingerbread house building.  By reservation only!   447-7224

The Festival Gala – Dec 14th (7-10pm) Bennington Museum - “A Snowy Evening" - The premiere gala event of the season! 447-1571

Christmas Tea – Dec 14th (3-5pm) St. Peter's Church -  The 79th annual Christmas Tea . Serving until 5:30. $8.00 per person. 442-2911

Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols – Dec. 15th (7-8:30pm) Old First Church 447-1223

Christmas Concert – Dec.21st (7:30pm) Oldcastle Theatre – local musician Matt Edwards performing. 447-0564

Service of Lessons and Carols – Dec. 22nd (2pm) Sacred Heart/St Francis de Sales – The Gaudete Sunday celebration.  442-3141

Christmas Eve Service – Dec. 24th (5pm) Old First Church 447-1223

Kid’s Noon Year’s Eve- Dec. 31st (11am-12:30pm) Bennington Museum - Celebrate with kid-made party hats, noisemakers and a countdown to Noon, complete with a sparkling grape juice toast. Registration required. $3/child members; $5/child non-members. 447-1751

Happy Holidays
from the staff and volunteers
of the Better Bennington Corporation

Better Bennington Corporation
215 South Street
Beautiful Bennington, Vermont 05201

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