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Woodsfield Will Host Christmas Festival Saturday

By Staff | Dec 1, 2010

The village of Woodsfield will be host to the fifth annual Woodsfield Christmas Festival Dec. 4 with the theme “Angels We Have Heard on High.”

The day will begin with the annual Breakfast with Santa from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at the Brown Community Center, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club and Monroe County Help Me Grow.

The Monroe County Courthouse will be filled with crafters and vendors from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wares will include crafts, candles, jewelry, and baked goods. Stores around town will offer specials and there will be horse and carriage rides as well.

The Deck the Halls, Walls, and Tables fund raiser with a silent auction at the chamber office benefits the Secret Santa program.

The items will be on display at the Chamber office throughout the week of Nov. 29.

The Woodsfield Garden Club decorated the courthouse for the occasion. In addition, Christmas lights will be on display in the city park, Woodsfield’s little Oglebay.

New this year will be a free Christmas Concert program performed by the group Quiet Love at the First Baptist Church (114 N. Paul St.) at 2 p.m. The program is sign language performed to music under black light-the kids will be sure to love it! Also available at First Baptist is the ever-popular Santa’s workshop where children can shop and have gift items wrapped from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The annual parade will begin at 6 p.m. with grand marshals Dr. Jay Seidler and Sally Seidler. Following the parade will be the lighting of the Christmas tree in front of the courthouse.

The evening wraps up with a free Christmas Concert at the First United Methodist Church on Main St. at 7 p.m. performed by Monroe Singers and One A-Chord.

For questions on this annual Christmas event, contact committee members Ruth Workman, 740-472-5499 (work); Gwynn Stewart, 740-472-9177; and Margie Yoss, 740-472-5484.