Check Out Historic New Castle's Holiday Activities This Year!
Wednesday, December 1, and Thursday, December 2
Arasapha Wreath Making Workshop. Help make wreaths for the Historic District and/or make one for your own home for $25. At the Arsenal on Market Street. Thursday from 12-4, Friday, 9am-Noon. (Clean-up is Friday, 12/3 when you can pick up some left over greens for $5 per bag.
The New Castle Library restarts its annual Gingerbread House Competition at 7PM. Details on page 7.
It’s the annual Breakfast with Santa event at the Good Will Fire House at South and W. 4th Street. From 8am until 11:30am, the Lions prepare will and serve the best breakfast you will have this holiday season. Adults $6, kids $3. See details on page 3.
December 11th It’s the big day: Spirit of Christmas/Dickens Christmas.
The New Castle Historical Society and The New Castle Presbyterian Church once more get together to present the biggest event of the holiday season.
New Castle Court House Museum, 211 Delaware Street
Amstel House Museum, 4th and Delaware Street, 10 AM to 4 PM
Dutch House Museum, 32 East 3rd Street, 10 AM to 4 PM
The Old Library Museum, 40 East 3rd Street, 10 AM to 4 PM
The Read House Museum, 42 The Strand
New Castle Presbyterian Church, 25 East 2nd Street (between music performances)
Immanuel Episcopal Church, The Green
Ongoing Special Events for the Day
Winter Festival and Vendors’ Market, New Castle Library, lower level, 5th and Delaware Sts
Open House and Gathering with Santa, 11-2, Goodwill Fire House
Soup and baked goods sale, 10-2, Presbyterian CE Building, 25 East 2nd St
Crafts and collectibles, 10-2, Presbyterian CE Building, 25 East 2nd St
Strolling Dickens characters in Victorian Dress
Santa Claus will be seen around town
Vote for the best decorated House
10AM Willow Tree and Friends New Castle Presbyterian Church 25 E. 2nd St
Celtic music by: Carolyn Hendrix, cello; Kathy Lloyd, viola; Phil Fuhrman, violin; Susan Ryan, flute; and Melissa Heieie, harp
1PM Celebration Ringers, New Castle Presbyterian Church 25 E. 2nd St
Bell choir: Minerva Lermond, Director
3PM New Ark Chorale, New Castle Presbyterian Church 25 E. 2nd St.
Dr. Michael Larkin, Music Director
Lighting of the Christmas Tree, 5PM, Market Street Bandstand
Saturday, December 18th, 11-2
Christmas for the Kids, Good Will Fire House.
NCPD and Good Will Fire Company put on a fun-filled party with goodies, crafts, presents and dancing for our local children at Christmas.
The New Castle Fire Company brings out the antique fire engine the Ahrens Fox, to carry Santa and his fire fighter elves bringing presents to needy families in town. Tuesday, 12/7 and 12/14. Thursday, 12/9. Sunday 12/19 and on Friday, 12/24, Christmas Eve. Starting at Noon.