Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Boyhood Home in Raymond to Host Festive Christmas Party

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Date(s) - December 10, 2022
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Boyhood Home


RAYMOND, ME – November 29, 2022 – The beloved annual “Hawthorne House Christmas Party” will be held on Saturday, December 10, at 6 p.m. at Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Boyhood Home, located at 40 Hawthorne Road in Raymond. A donation of $5.00 per adult is requested. Although walk-ins are welcome, reservations are encouraged for planning. You may make a reservation by emailing or calling or texting Becky Tracy at (207) 329-0537.

The festivities will begin with cocktails at 6:00 p.m., followed by dinner at 7:00 p.m. Attendees are asked to please bring a favorite culinary creation: an appetizer, main dish, bread, rolls, or dessert, along with serving spoons. They are also asked to please put their name on dishes and utensils. The cocktail hour and dinner will be BYOB, with guests asked to bring any alcoholic beverages or special mixers they might like. The Hawthorne House will provide setups of ice and standard mixers. The festive evening will conclude with the singing of all-time favorite Christmas carols. 

How to Support the Hawthorne House’s
Fundraising Campaign

Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Boyhood Home in Raymond has launched Phase 2 of its major fundraising effort to help fully repair and restore the National Register historic home. Donations may be made by sending a much-appreciated check or online donation. Please make checks payable to “Hawthorne Community Association” / PO Box 185 / South Casco, ME 04077.  Credit card, debit card, and/or Paypal donations may be made online at:     

For more information, please contact Abel Bates at (207) 318-7131 or

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