The Jolly 'Ol Man arrives in Utica Saturday, November 17 as part of the annual Christmas on Main Street at Union Station.  The day is filled with music, dance, horse drawn wagons and ends with the Grand Lighting Ceremony and fireworks.  We have the full details and schedule.

The annual Christmas on Main Street celebration at Union Station goes from 11 to 6, tomorrow.  Santa and Mrs Claus arrive at 12:15, with activities throughout the day.  Entertainment begins at 11:30 and among the performers will be Joe Angerosa, Scrooge Players, Irish and German Dancers, and a Barbershop Chorus.  The Ziyara Shriners' Clowns and Zoo Mobile Petting Zoo will be on hand all day too.  Plus there's free horse drawn wagon rides run from noon to 4 with free cookies, hot cocoa and popcorn.  As if that's not a full day, add the Grand Lighting Ceremony at Bagg's Square Historic Park at 5:30 and it all concludes with fireworks at dusk.  The entertainment lineup is below.

11:30 – Noon Marabella Colon
Noon – 1:45 Joe Angerosa
1:45 – 2:15 Scrooge Players
2:30 – 3:00 Butler-Sheehan Academy of Irish Dance
3:00 – 3:30 Ritmo Caribeño & Boys choir
3:30 – 4:00 Marabella Colon & Darin
4:15 – 4:45 Edelweiss Schuhplatter German Dancers New this Year
4:45 – 5:00 Marabella Colon & Santa Parade
5:00 – 5:30 New Horizons Barbershop Chorus (outside)