Let The Festivities Begin!

With Thanksgiving next Thursday and Christmas just over a month away, we’re starting to feel the holiday spirit here in Sanford! Luckily there are a ton of unique performances, concerts and events happening this weekend so you can start to celebrate early!

TONIGHT, November 22nd at 7:30pm the Merry Gadflies will be performing at the Temple Theater. The 5-piece String Band formed in 2018 and plays a lively mix of songs on a wide range of instruments not limited to: fiddle, guitar, banjo, bass, mandolin and harmonica. You can purchase tickets online at Vendini for $20 now. All proceeds go to Sanford’s Outreach Mission Homeless Shelters. Come see this spirited collection of local musicians and support a great cause this evening!

This Weekend, the Sanford School of Classical Ballet presents their 20th anniversary production of The Nutcracker at the Mann Center. There are 4 shows: Friday November 22 at 7pm, Saturday November 23 at 2pm and 7pm, and Sunday November 24 at 2pm. Tickets are available at Ted’s Flower Basket, Floral Designs By Eddie, and at the Studio at 138 Steele Street in Sanford. Purchase your tickets today to see talented local ballerinas perform this Christmas classic!


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