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Christmas fun in the Mohawk Valley

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With Christmas only two weeks away, it's time to stop shopping in the big chain stores, have some fun with family, and help local organizations. But, what is there to do in the Mohawk Valley at Christmas time?
Below is a list of upcoming events in the area.

Visit Santa at Sangertown Mall
Starting: December 8, 2013 thru December 23, 2013
11:00am-6:00pm

Location Details:
Sangertown Square Mall
Routes 5 and 5A
New Hartford, NY 13413

Christmas Fest at Mohawk Antiques Mall
Saturday, December 14, 2013

Proceeds to benefit 4PetSake Food Pantry

Huge Christmas Festival and Flea/Craft Market: Photos with Santa; Elmo, Dora and Diego; Basket Raffle; Kids Games with Prizes; Christmas Bake Sale; Vendors; Fun for All
Location Details
Mohawk Antiques Mall
100 E. Main Street
Mohawk NY 13407
Gala Fundraiser for Valley Cinema
Sunday, December 15, 2013

It's a night to come out, dress up, mingle with friends and have some cocktails and hors d'oeuvres! More information to come soon!

Location Details
Valley Cinema
20 Albany St.
Little Falls, NY 13365

Polar Express
Thursday, December 12, 2013
6:30 pm

Live the magic of the classic Polar Express story with the Adirondack Scenic Railroad. Depart from Utica’s Union Station and travel north, interacting with Santa’s elves and listening to Liam Neeson’s reading of The Polar Express, by Chris van Allsburg. When you arrive at our North Pole (Holland Patent, NY), Santa will board the train, spending time with each and every family during the return trip and giving children the first present of Christmas (a silver bell, just like in the book or movie)!

Children (and parents!) are encouraged to come in pajamas. Don’t forget your camera- you’ll want to capture the memories of your time with Santa! When you get back to the station, we’ll have hot chocolate and cookies ready for you. Join the many families who come back to see us every year!

Ride in our cocoa class car, new this year! Mrs. Claus will be the hostess of our first class car, serving families their hot chocolate and cookies aboard the train, at table seating. Santa will visit with each and every family during the return trip.

Location Details:
Adirondack Scenic Railroad
321 Main St.
Utica, NY 13501

Utica College Men's Hockey
Saturday, December 14, 2013
7:00pm

Cost: $6.00 Adults
$3.00 Children & Students with ID

Location Details:
Utica Memorial Aud
400 Oriskany St. West
Utica, NY 13502

Chamber Open House Christmas Party
Friday, December 20, 2013
(12:00pm-5:00pm)

Stop in for lunch, snack, and/or some holiday cheer.
No Charge.

Location Details
Herkimer County Chamber of Commerce
420 E. German St.
Herkimer NY 13350

Jane Monheit, International Jazz Vocalist Special Holiday Appearance
Saturday, December 21, 2013 8:00 pm

Limited Tickets - $20

Tickets: Mohawk Valley Center for the Arts 401 Canal Place, Little Falls (Tuesday & Saturday, Noon - 4 PM)
or call MVCA 315-823-0808 (Noon - 4 PM)
Also available at The Mustard Seed - 410 Canal Place, Little Falls

Phone:315-866-0808

Location Details
Benton Hall Academy
15 Petrie St.
Little Falls NY 13365 United States

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