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Pelham Outdoor Christmas Market orders snowflakes, gets drizzle instead

Annual party under the Arches still a heartwarming evening

Pelham Town Square was lit up under the iconic Fonthill Arches on Friday night, Dec. 1, as the Town’s annual Outdoor Christmas Market was held under cool and drizzly conditions. The event showcased local artisans, live entertainment, and festive food and drink. Even Santa Claus made an appearance for the kids. Volunteer firefighters were present to collect gifts for their annual toy drive, and Brad Saplywy and his son, Brayden, were taking donations for Pelham Cares with their “Joy Maker” truck, covered in almost 10,000 neon lights.

Partnering with not-for-profit organizations and community groups, the Town of Pelham has a full slate of seasonal fun and festivities. For details, go to


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A life-long Niagara resident, Don Rickers worked for 35 years in university and private school education. He segued into journalism in his retirement with the Voice of Pelham, and now PelhamToday
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