BRANDON CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL
BRANDON, IOWA 25TH ANNUAL DECEMBER 1 & 2, 2017
BRANDON CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL
BRANDON, IOWA 25th ANNUAL DECEMBER 1 & 2, 2017
CANDY CANE LANE at the BRANDON AREA COMMUNITY CENTER
BOTH FRIDAY DEC 1st~5- 9 pm AND
SATURDAY DEC 2nd~ NIGHTS 4:30- 8:30 pm
SANTA CLAUS-HOURS Friday 6:45 - 8:30 pm Saturday 6- 8 pm Pictures $4.00
WREATH/ GIFT BASKET AUCTION- Bid on a Beautiful Wreath or Great Gift Basket donated
by local businesses and individuals. Auction ends Saturday at 8:30 pm
RAFFLE- Homemade items made by local craftsmen.....Tickets 2 for $1
BLACK KETTLE POPCORN, FREE HOT COCOA, COFFEE AND COOKIES
FREE WAGON RIDES- Take a trip around Brandon to see the lights.
TREE DECORATING CONTEST- Decorate a tree. Winners determined by viewers votes.
Due to popular request this event will continue to be held.
GINGERBREAD HOUSE/ OBJECT DECORATING CONTEST
There will be different age categories and categories for homemade vs. made from a kit.
They will be displayed and voted on by viewers. Please construct on a board strong enough to transport to the Community Center. See separate flyer. Contact Denise 319-474-2387
LIGHTING CONTEST- Vote for your favorite town display at Candy Cane Lane by house number or name.
COMMUNITY GIVING TREE- Pick a child's envelope from the tree at Methodist Church and make a local child's Christmas merrier. To add a child's name to the tree, contact Denise 319-474-2387 (confidential)
CHRISTMAS WINDOW DISPLAY - at Historical Society Bank Building- Main Street
FRIDAY NIGHT ACTIVITIES:
4:30- 8:00 pm HISTORICAL SOCIETY SOUP SUPPER- at Brandon Methodist Church. Soup and Sandwiches. Freewill Donation. Free Hot Cocoa, Coffee and Cookies.
6:00 pm - 6:45 pm REFRESHMENTS - Light Refreshment at Brandon Church of Christ
7:00 pm MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT - at Brandon Church of Christ- Church Choir
7:00 pm KATIE STAHLHIEM- Music of the Season at Brandon Methodist Church
7:30 pm UNION SINGERS- High School Choral Group performing music of the season at Brandon Methodist Church
8:15 pm UNION SINGERS will perform at Brandon Area Community Center
(SATURDAY'S ACTIVITIES ON BACK)
10 am- 1:00 pm KIDS SHOPPING DAYS - at Jefferson Township Hall. Children may shop for parents, grandparents, teachers, siblings, etc. All gifts are $5 and under. Volunteers help each child shop and gifts are wrapped.
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm OPEN SHOPPING FOR ALL -at Jefferson Township Hall
2 pm- 4 pm BEAR CREEK CHURCH OPEN HOUSE- Refreshments and Entertainment will be provided. Everyone welcome
4:30- 8:00 pm BRANDON METHODIST YOUTH GROUP SOUP SUPPER- at Brandon Methodist Church. Soup and Sandwiches. Freewill Donation. Free Hot Cocoa, Coffee and Cookies
7:00 PM MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT - at Brandon Methodist Church
6:00 pm -6:45 pm REFRESHMENTS Light refreshment at Brandon Church of Christ
7:00 pm MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT - at Brandon Church of Christ
8:30 pm WREATH/BASKET AUCTION -Bidding ceases
ADDRESSES OF EVENTS:
1.CANDY CANE LANE- 802 MAIN STREET
2.BRANDON HISTORICAL SOCIETY - 502 MAIN STREET
3.BRANDON CHURCH OF CHRIST- 306 EAST STREET
4. BRANDON METHODIST CHURCH- 507 MAIN STREET
5. JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP HALL- MAIN STREET
6. BEAR CREEK CHURCH- 5177 26TH AVE (V-71) SOUTH OF BRANDON
(SEE MAP BELOW)