The town of Ogunquit is a hot bed for fine dining, fine art, glorious gatherings and marvelous music. At no other time of the year is it as apparent as the Ogunquit Christmas by the Sea, taking place next weekend.

Here is a run-down of Friday's kick off events:

9-6, Free gift wrapping at Bangor Savings Bank with free coffee and cookies.

7-8p- Wells A Capella Group performs at Ogunquit Baptist Church.

8:15p-Tree Lighting with caroling, warm drinks and cookies at Veterans Park.

The schedule for Saturday and Sunday is packed! Ogunquit will be an elegant and colorful host: shop arts and crafts, visit with Santa, stuff your face, hop on a wagon ride,wine tasting for grown ups, crafts for kids, a Christmas parade, fireworks and a Polar Plunge too! These are not all of the events, find them here.

See you at the Ugly Sweater Party!