CANTON — Last week, merchants town leaders and town officials officially kicked off the 2019 holiday season

The Colonial Theater was filled to capacity for Canton’s Christmas Kickoff the night of Dec. 2.

Attendees watched festive dance numbers performed by troupes from Legacy Dance Center, enjoyed refreshments and participated in a silent auction benefiting a local children’s food distribution nonprofit called Backpacks of Love. On THursday, the annual Christmas Parade attracted a record crowd and the town was packed again Saturday as a host of activities drew throngs to the town.

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