35TH ANNUAL CHESTER GREENWOOD DAY PARADE | Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Farmington, ME

35TH ANNUAL CHESTER GREENWOOD DAY PARADE
. Please Note --> This is a Past Event!! .

Date: 12/3/2011
Time: 11:00 AM TO 1:00 PM

Downtown Farmington
Farmington, ME 04938


Phone:
(207) 778-4215


Event Description: 35th Annual Chester Greenwood Day
Come one, come all to the 35th Annual Chester Greenwood Day Celebration!

Chester Greenwood Parade
  • The theme for this year’s parade is “A Chorus of Carols.” Those entering floats should incorporate their favorite holiday song into a creative design, remembering to also include earmuffs!
  • Pre-registration will not be required to enter the parade this year. Participants should arrive at Mallett School (Quebec St.) by 10:00 am to provide registration information and receive their line up order, parade to begin at 11:00 am en route through downtown Farmington.
  • Judging will be conducted during the parade this year. Local celebrity judges, Dick Morton, Janet Mills, and Peter Judkins will be based out front of the Franklin Savings Bank Loan Center on Main St.
  • Four prizes will be awarded totaling $800 (Adult: 1st, 2nd, 3rd ; Youth Group). Winners will be announced at the Franklin County Courthouse prior to the flag raising ceremony by Chester Greenwood (Clyde Ross) and our panel of judges.
  • Chester Greenwood Flag Raising Ceremony will begin at approximately 12:15 pm.
  • Horse and Carriage rides will run between 12 and 1 pm.  Pickup is in front of Franklin Savings Bank (next to Dunkin' Donuts)

Click the button titled 'Registration' for an online form.

Chamber Chili Challenge

  • Held at Bangor Savings Bank on Main St from 12:00 – 1 pm.
  • Pre-registration is free, but required in order to submit an entry for judging.
  • Entries may be dropped off in the bank lobby between 11:30-11:45 am for judging. 
  • Entries are open to both professional and individual submissions, 1st and 2nd prizes will be awarded.
  • Submissions must be collected by 1:15 pm.
  • A special Chester Greenwood cake to be served following the contest.

Form is available below:
Register for 2011 Chamber Chili Challenge

5th Annual Chamber Gingerbread House Contest

  • Public viewing to be held at Bangor Savings Bank on Main St from 11 – 1 pm.
  • Entrants will need to represent a favorite holiday carol with their submission.
  • Pre-registration is free, but required in order to submit an entry for judging.
  • Entries may be dropped off in the bank lobby between 8:30-9 am.
  • Structures will be reviewed at 9:30 am by a panel of judges and prizes awarded in two categories: Adult and Kids 12 and Under.
  • Submissions must be collected by 1:15 pm.

Form is available below:
Register for 5th Annual Chamber Gingerbread House Contest


Other Happening's Throughout Chester Greenwood Day

  • Bring your donation of food items for the Gerry Wiles Holiday Food Basket Drive. Help us reach our goal of feeding 130 Franklin County families!
  • In-Clog-Neat-O to perform from 11 am – 1 pm in front of Bangor Savings Bank on Main St.
  • The Polar Bear Dip will take place at Clearwater Lake in Industry at 3 pm.
  • The Farmington Downtown Association will be hosting an ‘Earmuff Fashion Show’ in Meetinghouse Park

Craft Fairs:

  • American Legion Post #28 Auxiliary, Legion Building on the corner of High and Middle Streets from 9-3 pm, Farmington.
  • Franklin County Arts & Crafts Association at the UMF Olsen Student Center from 9-3 pm, Farmington.
  • Farmington Emblem Club at Farmington Elks Lodge from 9-2 pm

All events are free and open to the public

*** Please note, the Farmington Rotary’s Festival of Trees will take place on Saturday, December 10, 2011 in the UMF No. Dining Hall, Farmington.


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