Nichols Improvement Association upcoming events includes bonfire set for Sunday

Holiday Bonfire — The Nichols Improvement Association (NIA), will have its annual holiday bonfire on Sunday, Dec. 11, at 5 p.m., on the property's parking lot. Guests are encouraged to park off site in lots on Shelton Road or Huntington Turnpike. There will be music. Hot chocolate and hot cider will be served.

Ugly Sweater Christmas Party — On Saturday, Dec. 17, the NIA is hosting the first annual Ugly Sweater Christmas Party at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 for members and $30 for non-members, which includes beverages and desserts. Guests are asked to bring an appetizer. There will be prizes, raffles, and games for this adult night out.

Luminaria Sale will be held on Saturday, Dec. 17, and Sunday, Dec. 18, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Luminaria are also known as Christmas Fires, and are votive candles placed in sand on the bottom of paper bags lining the walkways, driveways, or porches throughout Nichols. Adult and teen volunteers are needed. If you would like to purchase six dozen or more, email Rhonda Doherty at

Check out the NIA website for further info on all activities at