Christmas in the City
Christmas in the City is a month long event to promote buying local and provide community festivities for the holidays. The Event provides Carriage Rides for select dates in the holiday calendar, a window decorating contest amongst participating businesses andA “Show Me the Lights “ Scavenger Hunt is available to anyone for a chance to win a basket of prizes and gift certificates. The event KICK-OFF is “Merry Monday” which is the Monday before Thanksgiving each year that includes carriage rides, lighting the downtown Christmas lights and tree, food trucks, live local talents, Thanksgiving Service and businesses downtown are open. One other Saturday during this month the committee hosts a Shopping Crawl and Santa Run downtown.
This committee meets regularly beginning in March and also conducts a Christmas in July coffee to promote sign-ing up to be a Christmas in the City Sponsor.
Chair: Blanche Schmidt
Members: Arty Hicks, Pastor Dickson, Tim Durham, Gareth McGee, Jill Hunter, Lindsay Allen, Mendy Pfannenstiel, Pam Crain, Sammi Webb, Tracy Muller, Kammy Downs