MILLBURY, Mass. — Millbury will be a focal point of the 14th Annual Worcester County Chain of Lights celebration.
The traditional holiday event takes place from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday.
With many events going on, as well as many stops in town, every day The Daily Voice will feature a few of the places and events that Millbury will offer. Be sure to check back every day and check out these local stops Sunday.
Michael Graves Studio (10 Hayward Lane): Graves is an internationally known Plein Aire artist, having earned more than 70 awards. He’s been painting the barns, woods, seacoasts and mountains of New England for more than 40 years. His studio is open from 1-4 p.m. and also features fine paintings of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Denali, the Grand Canyon, Ireland and Thailand.
Country Candle (22 West St.): A candle factory outlet just behind St. Brigid’s Church, the store features holiday gift ideas, as well as hosting a special candle-dipping activity for kids.
Millbury Savings Bank (109 Elm St.): Kids can sing, dance and clap along with Mr. Kim, the award-winning children’s musician. Mr. Kim’s performance features friendly puppets like “the Dude,” plus popular sing-a-longs including everyone’s favorite, the Popcorn Song. Performances are at 1 and 3 p.m. There's also children’s crafts, popcorn plus raffles and give-aways for adults.
St. Brigid Church Ministries (West St.): The ministry will host a craft sale with many vendors, as well as having soup and sandwiches for sale. The Hockanum Valley Ringers will perform at 12:30 and 2 p.m.
Scales Restaurant (45 River St.): Bring the kids out to meet Santa and sample some of the restaurant’s menu items. There also will be gift certificate and specialty item giveaways. The restaurant just isn't great seafood anymore, stop by the annex at the Asa Waters Mansion for some of the best homemade chowder, fritter fries and pizza.
Reliant Medical Group (94 Elm St.): Stop by for free hot chocolate, coffee, tea, cookies and brownies. Reliant also will be hosting a free raffle and collecting donations for the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.
Queens Cups (238 Millbury Ave.) Millbury’s newest business also is becoming one of the most popular. Queens Cups boasts a plethora of flavors of cupcakes and also will be offering some complimentary sweets all day. Opening at 9 a.m.
Be sure to check out all of these great local businesses Sunday. And check back with the Daily Voice for pictures of this year’s Chain of Lights.