The Boston Christmas Festival - Saturday November 5th

By Hammon Buck

Plants Unlimited in Rockport is organizing a deluxe motor coach trip to the Boston Christmas Festival at the Seaport World Trade Center on Saturday, November 5th.  With 350 exhibitors, this award winning show is the largest crafts festival in New England and features handcrafted gifts, holiday decorations, jewelry, clothing, pottery, folk art, delicious foods to buy and sample and so much more! Don't miss this blockbuster event which has started Boston's holidays for 25 years.

This show offers everything a holiday shopper could desire under one magnificent roof, the Seaport World Trade Center. Bargain hunters, as well as those with extravagant tastes, will find an endless array of gorgeous home accessories, designer fashions, artisan jewelry, handcrafted holiday décor, tempting gourmet speciality foods and one-of-a-kind handcrafted gifts unavailable elsewhere.

The Christmas Festival makes preparing for the holidays a breeze, with gifts for everyone and all the elements for stylish entertaining.  For holiday decorating, the show offers many possibilities from opulent brocade and tapestry Christmas stockings and wall hangings to old fashioned cranberry garland wreaths, musical angel figurines, whimsical holiday elves, gleaming seashell ornaments, collectible Santas and colorful seasonal flags.

Traveling is also a breeze with convenient pick-ups anywhere along Route 1A from Bangor to Prospect and Route 1 from Stockton Springs to Falmouth. Scheduled pick-up times are Belfast at 6:00 am, Camden at 6:30 am, Rockland at 6:45 am, and Thomaston at 7:00 am. After a stop in Kennebunk, passengers will arrive at the show at 10:15 am. The tour will depart the show at 3:30 and then go to the Market at Faneuil Hall for dinner and sightseeing until the 5:45 departure and return to the midcoast. Trip cost is $79.99 per person and includes tickets into the show. To reserve your seat, get more information or inquire about other pick up locations, call Plants Unlimited at 594-7754 or visit us online at Other holiday, Winter and Spring tours are also being offered and can also be viewed online.