When December hits, sometimes people get in to panic mode due to all the pressures of the holiday.  If you find yourself singing 'Where Are You Christmas' by Faith Hill, you may need some escape to feel better about your holiday celebrating that's just around the corner.

Here are some things going on in the Greater Binghamton area that may help:

  • Owego Lights on the River - Downtown Owego will come alive on Friday evening, December 2nd, with holiday lighting, fireworks and great festivities.
  • Mom’s House annual Breakfast With Santa  is December 3rd from 8 to 11:30 a m. at the Endwell United Methodist Church, 3301 Watson Boulevard, Endwell. Cost is $7.50 for adults; five dollars for ages 5 to 12; kids under 5 are free. Pictures with Santa available for 3 dollars, plus there will be live music, and a bake and gift sale.
  • The Owego Apalachin Music Booster Club Annual Holiday Craft Fair is December 3rd from 10 to 3 at the Owego Apalachin Middle School behind Owego Free Academy.
  • The Nimmonsburg United Methodist Church Holiday Bazaar is December 3rd from 9am to 3pm at 918 Upper Front Street, Binghamton. Decorations, gifts, hand-crafted items, jewelry and much more!
  • The Harpursville United Methodist Church Holiday Bazaar is December 3rd from 9 to 2.
  • The annual Village of Afton Christmas Parade is December 3rd beginning at 5:30pm. For more information visit The Friends of Afton Village page on Facebook.
  • The Village of Endicott's annual Holiday Parade and Celebration is Saturday, December 3rd at 4 p.m. on Washington Avenue in downtown Endicott.  The theme for this year's parade is "A Village Tradition."
  • And on the horizon for next weekend, the Vestal Community Chorus will hold its holiday concert, “Holiday Harmony 2016” on Saturday, December 10th, 7 p.m. at the Vestal United Methodist Church.  Some of the selections to be sung by the chorus include:  Ding Dong! Merrily on High, Reflections of Hnukkah, Santa Wants a Brand New Bag, 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, Feliz Navidad, A Holly Jolly Christmas and many more.  Admission is free but donations are always welcome.