Friday, November 16, 2007

Christmas in Historic Downtown Staunton this weekend....

Saturday, November 17, will feature a Christmas open house from 1-5:00 p.m. in historic downtown Staunton. Thirty-six stores will feature holiday treats for visitors while on the street will be strolling entertainment from Mary Baldwin Madrigal Singers and Dickens Carolers from the American Shakespeare Center.

Scheduled Events:
1-4 pm: The Mountain Heritage Cloggers will perform at 15 East Beverley Street
2 pm: Rachel Brown will be signing her new book "Small Camel Follows the Star" at Pufferbellies.
1-4 pm: Ice Carving demonstrations in the Wharf with Don Swedberg from the Stonewall Jackson Hotel & Conference Center.
2-4 pm: Lexington Carriage Company at the Wharf offering rides to benefit the Children's Art Network Adults $5 & Children $3.
5 pm: Refreshments, carols from the Mary Baldwin College Madrigal Singers and a Magical Lighting Ceremony at the Community Bank Courtyard on Central Avenue.
5:30 pm: Mayor Lacy King will announce the winner* of the $500 giveaway. You must be present to win the $500 in Downtown Gift Cards.

* $500 Downtown Shopping Spree Giveaway! Visit 5 participating stores. Get 5 stamps on your entry before 5 pm and you could WIN!

Refreshments provided by Blue Mountain Coffees & Community Bank, while supplies last. This event is sponsored by Community Bank...Our name really says it all.

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