Christmas Light Up is coming to Keremeos

Light up signals start of festive season in the Lower Similkameen

  • Nov. 20, 2012 12:00 p.m.

 

The most amazing 2012 Christmas Light up weekend is being planned for Keremeos and of course Similkameen Country will be starting the celebrations with our annual Christmas Parade December 7, at 5:30 p.m. After the parade the children can see Santa at Victory Hall and enjoy hot chocolate,  hot dogs, popcorn and candy floss.

Application forms for the parade contain information on the prizes that can be won for an entry into our parade. These entry forms can also be picked up at Similkameen Agencies and the Information Centre.

Please consider putting  an entry into the parade.  There are nine categories that you can enter under and have a chance to win a  prize for each category.  You  have three weeks to plan an entry for this event. A parade is a wonderful way to advertise a business and to bring  Christmas  to the Lower Similkameen Valley.  This years theme is “Candy Cane Lane”. Our craft fair,  opening Dec 7 3 p.m. – 8  and then again Dec 8 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. is almost booked up with vendors.  There might still be time to apply so contact the information centre 250-499-5225  or the chair of this event Janet Tizzard 250-499-7887 for a table.

There are many celebrations happening on that weekend. Just to name a few, Pharmasave will be sponsoring the opening of the ice rink,  Cawston Players will be  presenting their annual play “A Christmas Chaos,”  at Cawston Hall on December 7 8  and 9.

The Winery Association is planning  to have all of their wineries open the whole weekend December 7 -9 for a special chance to taste their wines and to purchase that very special bottle  or special gift for Christmas, the Museum Society is planning a Christmas Tea at the Gibson House on December 8,  and of course Valu Plus and most likely a lot of the downtown business will be celebrating with Christmas specials.

Please watch for the posters going up around town, articles and advertisements in the Keremeos Review, that will be advertising all of these special community events.

I also will be emailing all the information on community events that will be happening for the next three weeks to those on my list,  so I would encourage everyone to contact me at siminfo@nethop.net about your event.

Our reader board sign is still being repaired so please pass this information onto family and friends so that no one will miss out on all of the  special community celebration the weekend of Dec 7-9.

Watch for other emails for the next three weeks to keep you posted on what is happening in the Lower Similkameen.

 

 

 

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