Beacon Falls to kick off holiday season 

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Falls will celebrate the holiday season Saturday with a Christmas parade followed by refreshments and a movie at Beacon Hose Co. No. 1.

The festivities begin at 6 p.m. The parade route starts at Laurel Ledge Elementary School, 30 Highland Ave. The route includes stops at Beacon Falls Town Hall, St. Michael’s Church and Beacon Falls Congregational Church for lighting ceremonies.

The last stop is the firehouse on North Main Street, where refreshments will be served. Santa Claus will also visit the firehouse, and there will be a screening of “Elf” at 7 p.m.

Any local residents or businesses who want to decorate a vehicle or trailer for the parade can RSVP at www.beaconhose.com.