Here are church services being held for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in Peabody.
Monday, December 24, 2012
Saturday, December 22, 2012
It's 72 hours til Christmas morning. Are you done? If not, where locally do you plan to go for last-minute gifts?
If you celebrate Christmas and still have shopping to do, this is crunch time. Just three days left until Christmas morning. Retailers are happy this year because of the way the calendar falls. It provides an extra full day of shopping versus last year, when Christmas Eve fell on a Saturday. So tell us, North Shore. Are you done shopping? If not, where will you be going this weekend and Monday? Here are links to stories Patch has done about go-to-places in our towns and cities for last minute Christmas shopping: Tell us about your favorite local businesses for last-minute gifts.
Monday, December 10, 2012
Santa and Mrs. Claus arrived by Peabody Tower 1 promptly at 4 p.m. Sunday to kick off the city's 29th Annual Holiday Festival.
Peabody's 29th Annual Holiday Festival was held Sunday at City Hall. Santa and Mrs. Claus arrived by Peabody Tower 1 promptly at 4 p.m. to kick off the festivities and join Mayor Ted Bettencourt for the countdown to light the city's 30-foot Christmas tree. Once the tree was lit, the crowd flowed upstairs to Wiggin Auditorium for Christmas carols performed by Peabody Veterans Memorial High School's Full House A Cappella group before the youngsters lined up to visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Do you have any photos you'd like to add to the gallery here from Sunday? Go ahead, just click that "Upload Photos and Videos" button above and share away.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
How have you decorated your Christmas tree?
"O' Christmas Tree, O' Christmas Tree..." 'Tis the season and December is right around the corner. Have you set up your Christmas tree yet and broken out the ornaments? Whether it's artificial or real fir, bells or beads, show off your decked out tree here from its most flattering angle. And then we encourage you to share in the comments section below what, if any, particular traditions are behind the ornaments on your tree.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive in Peabody by fire truck Dec. 9 to help light the city's Christmas tree and visit with boys and girls.
[The following was submitted by Mayor Bettencourt's office.] Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt, Jr. and the city of Peabody are pleased to announce that the 29th Annual Holiday Festival will be held on Sunday, Dec. 9 at Peabody City Hall. "This year's festival promises to be a treat for all who attend! Once again we will joined by Santa and Mrs. Claus, direct from the North Pole," said Mayor Bettencourt. The program for the afternoon will run as follows: This event is free and open to the public. If you have questions or need additional information, please contact the mayor's office at 978-538-5704.