Holiday Fairs and Events

The Christmas season begins early with numerous events, church fairs and fundraising efforts to make the Holidays more fun and brighter for everyone! Click here for more...

Holiday Concert: Merrimack Valley A Cappella

Award-Winning Merrimack Valley Chorus will perform ‘good vibes’ tunes, winter carols and SING-ALONG at the Library December 2nd

AJWC Announces 18th Annual Trot Off Your Turkey 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run

AMHERST – Trot Off Your Turkey on Friday, November 23, 11 Church Street, Amherst. This family-friendly event and stroller friendly course is one of AJWC's largest events in Amherst. It is made possible through the generous support of our local sponsors and the women and families of AJWC who kindly share their time and skills to make this event happen. Toyota of Nashua will provide a pace car for the event ( and Millennium Running provides the timing.

1 Mile Fun Run starts at 9:00 AM; 5K starts at 9:30 AM.  Online registration will close at 9:00 am on November 20,  Race day registration will be available on the Amherst Town Common. Payment will be accepted in the form of cash or check ONLY on race day.  Cost:  1 Mile Fun Run – $10 / 5K race – $25.  To register and for more details go to

This is a nice opportunity for the community to come together for some exercise and most importantly, fun! We are fortunate to welcome back Alan St. Louis to sing the National Anthem. Alan holds the world record for the most consecutive National Anthems sung in one year!

Our awesome turkey mascot will be there for photo ops with kids and families.

AJWC’s Trot Off Your Turkey event is part of the Toyota of Nashua Gate City Series: a series of five races in the Greater Nashua area. Proceeds from each race benefits a different charitable cause, in this case, the AJWC.  In addition to leveraging and supporting the missions and causes of each race, the series fosters fitness, health, camaraderie, light competition, and fun for all.


Arts & Music for the Holidays!

Start a wonderful Holiday Season with tickets to Jazz Night #1 at SHS, Messiah Sing in Mont Vernon or Manchester Choral's POPS. Decorate ornaments at Hollis' Wild Salamander or select art inspired gifts from Creative Ventures, NHAC or the Currier.


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