Sandwich’s First Night Features ‘Giants’

Melinda Gallant and artist Michael Magyar from the First Night Sandwich committee.

Melinda Gallant and artist Michael Magyar from the First Night Sandwich committee.

SANDWICH – The Third Annual First Night Sandwich will be held on New Year’s Eve, Wednesday, December 31, 2014, from 4 to 8 pm.

This year’s theme “Town of Giants” honors Michael Magyar’s sculptures known as “The Giants.”

Michael is owner of The Glass Studio on Cape Cod. His creation of more than 50 sculptures, which are located along Route 6A and in and around the Town of Sandwich, are something completely unique to Sandwich.

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First Night Sandwich  is a non-alcoholic family festival of multi-cultural activities including events for children, musical presentations and exciting live performances in venues located both inside and outside in Sandwich Village.

A Revelers Parade of giants created by Rob Vinciguerra and his volunteers, includes music, bioluminescence giants, bicycles and horses, will wind down Main Street at 8 p.m.

A grand Finale will end the evening at Town Hall Square, at 9 p.m.,  with the lighting of Magyar’s “Giant” lighthouse near the Dexter Grist Mill.

To hear First Night Sandwich committee member Melinda Gallant and artist Michael Magyar talk about this year’s First Night Sandwich celebration, listen below.