SOMERVILLE - Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone announced the City's annual holiday celebrations schedule, beginning with the annual tree lighting celebration on Thursday, December 2nd on the City Hall concourse. Following the tree lighting, Santa Claus will be available for photos and gift distribution to children in the Aldermanic Chambers. In addition, the Arts Council's Illuminations Tour is scheduled for Saturday, December 18th. Both events will include musical entertainment and light refreshments.
The annual Illuminations Trolley Tour of East and Central Somerville is scheduled for Saturday, December 18th, with 27 tours departing from the City Hall Concourse beginning at 4:30pm. The 45-minute tours visit Somerville neighborhoods with holiday lights displays. Tours leave from (and return to) Somerville City Hall where coffee, hot chocolate, and cookies are served. Entertainment at City Hall includes choral music, courtesy of the Somerville Community Chorus and craft activities for children.
Trolley Tour tickets will be available at the Blue Cloud Gallery, 713 Broadway, beginning Wednesday, December 1st. Tickets are $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for children and seniors. For more information visit www.somervilleartscouncil.org.
For more information on other holiday events, please contact Nancy Aylward at 617-625-6600 ext 2100.