Christmas Festival


BRANDON CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL

BRANDON, IOWA 25TH ANNUAL DECEMBER 1 & 2, 2017


THE FOLLOWING IS THE 2016 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS WATCH FOR UPDATES ON 2017 EVENT




CANDY CANE LANE at the BRANDON AREA COMMUNITY CENTER

BOTH FRIDAY DEC 2nd~5- 9 pm AND

SATURDAY DEC 3rd~ NIGHTS 4:30- 8:30 pm

SANTA CLAUS- Have your picture taken 6- 8:00 pm $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

SPECIAL RAFFLE- GRANDFATHER CLOCK drawing at 8:30 pm. Tickets $5 each

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DECEMBER 2nd

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 REFRESHMENTS - Hot Apple Cider and treats at Brandon Church of Christ

7:00 pm MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT - at Brandon Church of Christ- Church Choir

7:30 pm UNION SINGERS- Music of the season- Brandon Area Community Center

(SATURDAY'S ACTIVITIES ON BACK)

DECEMBER 3rd

SATURDAY ACTIVITIES:

11 am- 1:30 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- "Christmas by the Creek" featuring music by Barb RiggleEntertainment, Christmas Displays, Cookies and warm beverages.

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

6:00 pm REFRESHMENTS - Hot Apple Cider and treats at Brandon Church of Christ
Crafts with Lenessa at Brandon Church of Christ
7:00 pm MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT - at Brandon Church of Christ- Nate & Katie Stalheim

8:30 pm WREATH/BASKET AUCTION -Bidding ceases

GRANDFATHER CLOCK RAFFLE- DRAWING AT 8:30 pm


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