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Area holiday events planned


Santa to visit Snyder Park

Santa Claus will visit Snyder Park on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Snyder Park Golf Course Pro Shop.

Children will receive a free picture with Santa and make holiday crafts. Participants will receive a link to download a copy of their photo. Refreshments will be available.

For more information, call 328-PARK. STAFF REPORT

South Charleston

Annual Christmas event held Wednesday

The annual Christmas in South Charleston will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Businesses will be open, and cookies and hot coffee will be available in various locations.

A parade, featuring the Southeastern High School homecoming king and queen as grand marshals, will begin at the Journey of Faith parking lot at 5 p.m., going up Chillicothe Street and ending at the Trupointe parking lot.

Events are scheduled for all ages. Children can visit with Santa at the Town Hall, play the “Snowman Bean Bag Toss” game in the parking lot of Shoemaker’s IGA, and get a free coloring book at Charleston Pharmacy.

Adults can browse craft tables set up in store fronts to select that perfect Christmas gift, or stop by the Ingling Funeral Home for a free Christmas ornament. Wagon rides will be provided with a donation of canned food to be given to the local food pantry.

Other attractions include fresh cinnamon rolls in the Presbyterian parking lot, a Cookie Walk at the Methodist Church, and soup, sandwiches and desserts for purchase at the Catholic Parish Hall. Christmas music will also be provided to serenade participants as they stroll through town.

The evening will conclude with a drawing of raffle tickets for more than $1,000 in cash prizes this year, with a grand prize of $200, and a concert by the Southeastern High School Choir at the high school. STAFF REPORT


CCPD to host Christmas Open Houses

The Clark County Park District will host two Christmas open houses for all ages on Sunday, Dec. 8.

The Hertzler House Museum Christmas Open House will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at George Rogers Clark Park, 930 S. Tecumseh Road. Attendees will enjoy decorations and refreshments from the year 1850. The program is presented by the Hertzler House Advisory Committee.

The Davidson Interpretive Center, 5638 Lower Valley Pike, will host an open house from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Attendees are also asked to look through the interpretive center and learn about the Battle of Peckuwe, sit by the fireplace, do an activity with the kids and shop in the “Time Traveler’s Shop.” Attendees are also asked to bring a donation for the birds that visit feeders every day.

Both events are free and open to the public. For more information, call 937-882-6000. STAFF REPORT

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