UPDATE: W’town Reindog Parade rerouted today, Sat. Dec. 4!! (due to a non-toxic chemical spill on route 2)

Gather at Williams College Science Quad (Do not meet at Chapin lawn) at 2:30 for voting contests, 3:00 parade starts! Please park in the public lot at end of Spring St, the field house, Weston parking to avoid walking dogs across Route 2.

The History of Christmas- a virtual talk co-sponsored by the Milne Public Library, 7pm, WED, DEC. 8

Irish Historian, Sean Murphy will share stories about the origins of Christmas, beginning with the Romans. Why didn’t early Christians celebrate the birth of Christ? Why was Christmas outlawed in Boston in the mid-1600s. From the Bigelow Library in Brewster, MA– register for this Zoom event here.

Join the walking symphony experience “Unsilent Night” in Wtown 5:30pm THU, DEC 9, meet at ’62 Center!

Composer Phil Kline’s festive community soundscape relies on folks coming together w/ boom boxes & bluetooth speakers to amplify Kline’s composition, filling the night with music & wonderment! Meet at 5:30 at ’62 Center, Williams College campus to prepare for 6:00pm walk down Spring St. to the Williams Inn.  Dress warmly! Bring flashlights or lanterns! This year’s composition will explore the cavernous echoes & reverberations of the Williams College campus.

Prizes for BEST LIT – most festively lit up; BEST LOUD-most creative amplified audio set-up; BEST OVERALL – best combo of festive & sonic!

Unsilent Night composer Phil Kline will lead this event, one of 40 performed around the world this December!!