A Small Town Christmas in Blossburg, PA - Nov. 29th from 4 to 8 pm.
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November 29th - 4-8 pm
Main Street, Blossburg
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FROSTY 5K and Small Town Christmas in Blossburg
November 29, 2014 – Bring your family to celebrate the season on November 29th from 4-8pm as Blossburg VIBE presents the third annual “Small Town Christmas in Blossburg.” Main Street will be closed for the event and lined with food and craft vendors, Christmas tree sales, ice skating, Santa, the Chili Cook-off, a tree lighting ceremony and new this year…a FROSTY 5K and Kids Snowflake Run!
FROSTY 5K & KIDS SNOWFLAKE RUN
Come run in the season at the FROSTY 5K in Blossburg! The FROSTY 5K check-in will take place from 7:45-8:45am at the small pavilion on Island Park. The race will begin at 9:00am. The race will be $20 with all pre-registered participants receiving a long sleeve t-shirt and race packet. You can print off your registration form at www.blossburg.org/smalltown. Following the 5K will be a Kids Snowflake Run for ages 3-5 and 6-8 at 10:45am. Kids will run to the dancing snowflake and back, receiving a light up snowflake or snowman and a gift certificate from Wendy’s for a free frosty! The Kids Snowflake Run is free and t-shirts are $8.00 for pre-registered participants. Print off your registration form at www.blossburg.org/smalltown and send to: Blossburg V.I.B.E. Po Box 126 Blossburg, Pa 16912. This year’s sponsors include: First Citizens Community Bank, Susquehanna Health, MRC Jones Associates, Toddler University, Sarah’s Dog Grooming, Ollock Dental Group, Hydro Recovery, Tioga/Bradford County Housing Authority & Tioga Redevelopment Authroity, Acorn Market, Nickerson Construction, Graham’s Heating A/C & Refrigeration, Cole & Burd and Southern Tioga School District – My Cyber Campus! Prizes given by: Carl Hesse’s World Famous Route 6 Tattoos, Jim’s Service Station, Momma’s Restaurant, Bloss Pharmacy, Phoenix Rehabilitation and Health Services, Decades of Beauty, Nails by Mandy, Blossburg V.I.B.E., Victoria Theatre and High Image Photography.
TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY
Blossburg V.I.B.E. and the Blossburg Memorial Library are hosting a tree lighting ceremony at 7:15pm at the tree near the green bridge! Gather together to sing carols and celebrate the season with a tree of lights! This event will be sponsored by Jim’s Service Station, Hydro Recovery, Bloss Pharmacy, Bloss Hardware, Sarah’s Dog Grooming and the Acorn Market. Blossburg Memorial Library will have a reading of “Polar Express” along with hot chocolate and kids activities throughout the Small Town Christmas Event.
Get ready to spice up your holiday season with the Blossburg VIBE Chili Cook-off sponsored by Hydro Recovery and Bloss Holiday Market! If you are interested in being a chili chef for the event, grab a registration form at www.blossburg.org/smalltown. Public tasting will determine the champion. Purchase a wristband for $3 to sample all of the chili, each person also receives 3 beans to vote for their favorite. Public tasting will take place from 4pm – 5:30pm. The Chili Cook-off Champion will be announced at 6:00pm and awarded $100 and trophy.
MOVIE ‘A CHRISTMAS STORY’
The Victoria Theatre is having a free showing of “A Christmas Story” sponsored by Ward Manufacturing. Show times at the theatre will be 3:00pm and 8:00pm. “A Charlie Brown Christmas” will be playing throughout the event, so stop in to warm up and use the restroom. Enjoy these great family classics with popcorn and candy!
PICTURES WITH SANTA
Decades of Beauty is hosting Pictures with Santa by Julie Nowak. It wouldn’t be a visit with Santa without a candy cane from Gordy the Elf. 4 x 6 pictures will be $5.00 or three 4 x 6 for $10.00. Prints will be mailed to you directly. Each child will receive a special gift from Santa donated by Tioga County Housing Authority, Blossburg V.I.B.E. and Why Not You Ministries.
As you visit Santa, you can drop off your letter to the North Pole! Your little one can write a letter to Santa, drop in the Santa Mailbox and will get a return letter from Santa before Christmas! Forms will be available at the event near Santa Mail and you can also print them in advance at www.blossburg.org/smalltown. You can drop your letter off the night of the event or anytime at the Blossburg Post Office until December 8th.
FAMILY CHRISTMAS PICTURES
It’s also time for Family Christmas Pictures! Stop in MRC Jones Associates on the corner for Family pics by Loretta’s Photography! A unique backdrop and holiday props will be available for the perfect photo shoot. Pictures will be
Bring your ice skates! Skates will be available for use. Nothing makes it feel more like Christmas than skating downtown under lights with hot chocolate!
CHRISTMAS TREE SALES
Bloss Hardware will have Christmas trees for sale! They also have extended store hours during Small Town Christmas. Right after Thanksgiving is the perfect time to put up your tree!
GIFTS AND CANDY CANES
Bloss Pharmacy will be open will special sales on Christmas ornaments and gifts! Stop by and get a free candy cane!
Carl Hesse’s World Famous Route 6 Tattoos will be open and doing Holiday Henna! Gift Certificates make great Christmas Stocking Stuffers!
REINDEER FOOD & COOKIE DECORATING
Stop by Toddler University Daycare and Preschool to make reindeer food! Help Rudolph find your house! They also will be having Free Christmas cookie decorating. Sugar cookies made by Laura Lee’s Cakes.
Stop in the future coffee shop storefront next to Santa Pics to try your hand at the Money Wheel! The classic game everyone loves! And speaking of gambling… If you bought a Lottery Ticket Wreath Raffle, you can find out if you won at 5:00pm!
WINE AND DESIGN
The Brick Tavern will be hosting Wine and Design! Stop in to paint an assortment of holiday pictures and enjoy the Christmas Carolers!
Food vendors will be available to fill your belly with hot soups, sandwiches, burgers & fries, Bergy’s Pizza, Asian Cuisine by Sue Bowne and an assortment of baked goods. To warm you up for the evening, enjoy hot chocolate, coffee, and hot apple cider!
Blossburg Vibe will also be hosting a Food Drive for the Matthew 25 food pantry. You will find large wrapped boxes on either side of Main Street available for you to place a non-perishable item in. Please share your Christmas with another family! Food Drive Box will be at Bloss Holiday Market through the season too!
A Small Town Christmas in Blossburg will be a merry start to your holiday season! For all registration forms, please visit www.blossburg.org/smalltown. If you have any questions the day of the event, look for a VIBE member wearing a red and white scarf! Event Maps will be available online closer to the event and also handed out at the food drive boxes on either end of Main Street!
Blossburg V.I.B.E. (Visions in Business and Entertainment) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization created in 2004 to envision, plan and implement projects that enhance the quality of life for those who live, work, play or attend school in Blossburg, Pennsylvania.