Hanover is officially kicking off the Christmas season with a number of
festivities and events on Saturday.
The day begins with Breakfast With Santa at the Hanover Legion from 9 till
11:30 this morning. (presented by the Hanover Downtown Improvement Area)
Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for children and those 1 and under are
Along with pancakes and sausages, there is also a cookie decorating and craft
area and an opportunity to have your photo taken with Santa.
Spokesperson Kendra Mantler encourages families to drop by for breakfast,
take in the craft activities and also bring a food donation for the food
This evening the fun continues in Heritage Square with the Carol of the
Mantler says at 5:45 come out and warm yourself with some free hot chocolate
and hot dogs in Heritage Square. (Courtesy of Hope Community Church.)
This will be followed by the Carol of the Bells with the ringing of the Town
Bells, this is when the Mayor will officially welcome the Christmas season to
This includes the Lighting of Heritage Square, and a festive declaration
by the Town Crier followed by caroling in the Square.
At 7 pm the streets will be packed as the Hanover Kinsmen Santa Claus Parade
This year’s parade theme is ‘Lights & Sounds of Christmas’.
Mantler warmly welcomes the public to come out and join in the festive
She says this is a great way to get into the Christmas spirit and share some
holiday cheer with others.