On December 3rd, 2010 the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce will be starting off the Holiday Season by lighting the Merry Maple Christmas Tree. The event takes place on the Amherst Town Common and is a popular event amongst people of all ages. The event kicks off at 4:15pm and includes Hayrides, Cider & Donuts, the UMass Minetumen Marching Band, a visit with Santa and a preformance by the Middle School Chorus. The tree lighitng will take place at 4:45pm. Five College Movers is proud to be a sponsor of the Merry Maple Celberation and will be sponsoring a Wreath at the event. For more information on the Merry Maple Celebration please click here.