Lincoln celebrates Christmas!
Every year we help you celebrate the Christmas season with our coverage of holiday events in and around Lincoln. Come back to this page often for news of upcoming events. We'll also bring you photos and video from around the area as Christmas approaches. Merry Christmas, everyone!
Christmas with the Crosbys
December 21 - Glenda Crosby and her husband Kenton live in Passadumkeag, and Glenda graciously invited us to visit their home for a chance to photograph their holiday decor. Over the years, Glenda has accumulated a wonderful collection of Christmas decorations. Some were purchased, some were gifts, and some are Glenda's own handiwork. There's such a tremendous variety that she is able to make the display a little different each year. She ordinarily starts decorating as early as Columbus Day, but this year her mother, Muriel Grover, passed away in November. Glenda didn't start working on the decorating until around Thanksgiving.
Glenda tells us she has a system, and several rooms in which to store her holiday display items in the off season, so it doesn't take her long to dismantle things after Christmas. The Crosbys hold an open house each year, with attendance varying from 15 to 158!
Glenda feels blessed to be able to share her love of Christmas, and says she thanks God "for coming into this world and giving us a reason to celebrate this special season". We were honored to be invited to share the beauty of the Crosby home with you this Christmas, and hope you enjoy the video below.
Lee and Connie
All photos by Lee and Connie Rand
Santa visits with kids at McDonald's
December 20 - Santa made a visit to McDonald's in Lincoln today to find out what kids want for Christmas. The little ones lined up to see Santa and express their Christmas wishes. For a photo slideshow, CLICK HERE.
Annual K of C senior citizens' Christmas party
December 15 - Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus, a nice meatloaf dinner, music, presents - who could ask for more? The local Knights of Columbus put on a wonderful Christmas party for area senior citizens today at the K of C Hall in Lincoln. We were there to enjoy the festivities, and to bring you some photos and a short video. CLICK HERE for our photo slideshow.
Festival of Lights parade and tree lighting
December 3 - Lincoln's celebration of Christmas brightened West Broadway and Main Street tonight with the Lincoln Lakes Region Chamber of Commere Festival of Lights parade. Santa rode through town on the ladder truck, courtesy of the Lincoln Fire Department. The town's Christmas tree in Veterans Memorial Square sprang to life. McDonald's float received best overall honors, and the storefront decorating contest was won by Thornton Brothere.
We were there to bring you the joy and wonder of the season! CLICK HERE for a photo slideshow, and enjoy our video of the parade on Facebook. The parade was streamed live, and will remain on our Facebook page so you can enjoy it as often as you like.
Santa arrives for breakfast with the kids!
December 3 - The Mattanawcook Academy cafetorium was bustling with happy kids this morning as Santa arrived in Lincoln to enjoy breakfast with the young at heart. Music, dance and great food helped everyone usher in the Christmas season with Santa. There was a great turnout this year! For a photo slideshow, CLICK HERE!
Christmas decorations around town
Tim Hortons Christmas tree
The loon in downtown Lincoln is sporting a Christmas wreath!