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December 7, 2019, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Items Accepted: leaves, brush, firewood and trunks of trees
Items Not Accepted: construction materials, grass clippings and tree stumps
December 7, 2019, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Town Green
Ellington’s 16th Annual Winterfest and Tree-Lighting Ceremony will be held at 4:00 pm on the Town Green. The festivities will begin with musical entertainment from the Center School and Crystal Lake Choruses and the appearance of Santa and Mrs. Claus, Frosty the Snowman and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. The Town’s holiday trees will be lighted around 4:30 pm by Santa and his two helpers and the “Torchlight Parade” will be streaming down Main Street at 5:15 pm.
Numerous activities will also be featured in venues around Ellington. The Friday evening before Winterfest, on December 6th, there will be a Holiday Concert by the Ellington Singers at the Library. A complete program listing is available at Hall Memorial Library. Please call 860-870-3160 for a weather update on the day of the event. There will be no snow/rain date.