"Winter Wonderland" is this year's Christmas event theme
Mark your calendar to attend the annual Old-Fashioned Christmas event which will again be held at the Denver Community Center on Saturday, December 1, 1:00-6:00 pm and Sunday, December 2 , 11:00 am-3:00 pm.

The Festival of Trees features trees decorated by local businesses, churches, organizations and individuals. The suggested theme this year is "Winter Wonderland." Decorated tables, snowman and snowball collections and gingerbread houses will also be on display.

Santa will be arriving on Saturday afternoon with bags of candy. Craft projects will be provided to entertain children while waiting to see Santa in the Denver Public Library starting at 2:00 PM. Pictures taken with Santa will be available by Smith Studio. Please bring a new unwrapped toy, book, game or stuffed animal to receive a free portrait with Santa.

Piano students of Arlyce Schroeder and Michelle Doepke will be performing in the Library starting at 2:00 PM.

Denver High School carolers will be performing at 2:30 PM.

The lighting of the Community Memory Lights will be at the Veterans Tribute (south of City Hall) at 5:00 PM.

The cookie/candy walk and pie sales will again be at St. Paul United Church of Christ from 12:00-2:30 PM. The cookies and candy will be provided by the ladies of St. Paul's Church, and the pies will be provided by the ladies of St. John's Lutheran Church.

The Holiday Bazaar, featuring local vendors, will be from 10:00 AM-4:00 PM at the Denver American Legion.

Denver Cares will have a Christmas tree in the lobby area where ornaments can be selected. The suggested gift items on the ornaments can be purchased and returned to the Community Center for distribution during the holidays.
Prizes will be provided by the Denver Betterment Committee. Suggested donations for the drawing tickets are $1.00 each or 7 tickets for $5.00. The drawing will be held at 2:30 PM Sunday.

So, head to Denver for a fun-filled weekend! See you then!
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