Santa Claus arrives in Southwest Harbor in a previous year. This year's celebration is set for Friday, Dec. 7 beginning at 5:30 p.m. ISLANDER FILE PHOTO

Santa in Southwest



SOUTHWEST HARBOR — A Southwest Harbor fire truck will bring Santa to town to light the Christmas tree at the Village Green on Friday, Dec. 7 at 5:30 p.m. Festivities then move to the Post Office parking lot where a bonfire will be lit.

Photos will Santa are scheduled from 5:45 – 7 p.m. at Harbor House. During that same time, the Common Good will be offering mulled cider, hot cocoa and music for folks waiting for a hayride. Hayrides around town are planned from 6 – 7 p.m., weather permitting.

The following morning, Dec. 8 at Sips Restaurant, from 7 – 11 a.m., there will be a Breakfast for Santa. Customers who bring an unwrapped gift will get free eggs, toast and coffee, or $5 off breakfast from the menu.

Also on Saturday, Dec. 8 at St. John’s Church at 2 p.m. will be The Wicked Good Magic Hour. Local craft makers will be selling their wares from 3 – 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Harbor House.

Contact Harbor House at 244-3713.