Tuesday, November 20, 2007

2007 Happenings for the Holidays

Celebrate the upcoming holiday season in Northern Kentucky with a number of upcoming events:

The East Row Historic Foundation presents its 14th Annual Victorian Christmas Tour on Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 1-2, 2007, in Newport. The tour runs from noon to 6 p.m. each day in the East Row Historic District, the second largest local historic district in Kentucky. Tickets cost $15 per person and may be purchased at The Carnegie Event Center, 401 Monmouth St., during tour hours. Children under the age of 12, when accompanied by an adult, will be admitted free. Purchase advance tickets online or at the following Newport shops: Kentucky Haus, 411 E. 10th St., and The Galleries Together, 701 Park Ave.

The holiday season has already started in MainStrasse Village. Carolers and Carriage Rides will remind you of Christmases past and you’ll want to visit the Village often during the weekends of November 23–24, November 30-December 1, December 7–8, December 14-15 and December 21-22. Mainstrasse shops will have extended hours from 4 pm until 8 pm on Fridays and Saturdays during Holiday Weekends in the Village.

The City of Covington and MainStrasse Village Christmas Tree Lighting - Tuesday, November 27 from 6:30 until 8:30 pm at 6th & Main Streets. The Holmes Junior/Senior High School Choir will welcome Santa with carols; and enjoy hot chocolate and cookies, a petting zoo, pony wagon rides and a special gift from Santa for everyone that visits with him.

1st Annual Christkindlemarket happens in Mainstrasse Village on Fri, Sat & Sun, December 7, 8, 9: Times and Activities TBA

Bellevue Christmas Walk
DATE: Saturday, November 24
LOCATION: The shops along historic Fairfield Avenue
TIME: 10 am to 6 pm
Escape the malls and come to Fairfield Ave. for a day of shopping for unique gifts, free refreshments and lots of opportunities to win prizes.

Light Up Bellevue Home Tour and Gallery Receptions
DATE: Saturday, December 8
LOCATION: Various historic homes in Bellevue
TIME: 6 pm to 9 pm
Take a trolley ride and visit new condominiums and historic homes decorated for the holidays. Our galleries will be hosting openings showing works from regional artists. Stop in and dine at our restaurants and do some shopping too. Home Tour tickets are $10 and are available at all Fairfield Avenue galleries -- Sigra Gallery, Hilde's Gallery, Fusion Gallery, Field of Vue, and Crone Cottage/Creative Hands Artisan Studios.