That time: Sharon planning 10th Victorian Celebration
The 10th annual Sharon Springs Victorian Holiday Celebration will be held Friday, December 13 through Sunday, December 15 and vendors and parade entries are being sought for the festival.
The Victorian Holiday Celebration will kick off with a Parade of Lights on Friday.
On Saturday and Sunday, the festival will feature holiday shopping throughout the village, horse-drawn carriage rides, holiday home tours, entertainment, fun for the kids, free photos with Santa, holiday presentations, more than 30 vendors at The Roseboro, and more.
The popular Parade of Lights is planned for 6pm on December 13. Parade entries are free.
Any type of lighted moving entry is welcome: horse-drawn wagons or buggies, horseback riders, antique cars, motorized riding groups, business floats, musical entries, or walkers dressed in their holiday best with lanterns.
The parade will begin at the Sharon Springs Central School parking lot on Route 20 and end at the Sharon Springs Fire House on Beechwood Road.
There will also be Santa and gifts for the kids sponsored by the Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.
Contact parade organizer Charlie DeLorme at (518)649-2374 for more information.
The historic Roseboro Hotel at 210 Main Street in Sharon Springs will once again host many of the events and vendor booths.
Vendor hours will be Saturday, December 14 from 10am-5pm and Sunday, December 15 from 10am-4pm. Each vendor will receive an eight-foot table and will have approximately five feet behind.
Vendors may bring their own backdrop if desired.
Vendors may begin setting up between 3-5pm on Friday or from 7:30-9:30am on Saturday. All booths must be set up no later than 9:30am on Saturday. Vendor applications can be found at http://sharonspringschamber.com/events. There is a fee and an additional charge for electric.
The Victorian Holiday Celebration is made possible in part by a contribution from NextEra Energy Resources.
For more festival information, parade and vendor applications, go to, www.sharonsprings. com/events or call (518)860-5513.