Experience ‘Christmas on the Prairie’

Posted November 27, 2012 at 7:13 pm

There aren’t many days left until Christmas, and if you’re not in the holiday mood yet, take in the many activities planned Thursday, Dec. 6 for Christmas on the Prairie, sponsored by the Miller Civic & Commerce.

Downtown businesses, the courthouse and the McWhorter Museum will be open until 8 p.m. When Frosty isn’t busy reading, he will be making his way around town handing out candy canes.

The evening event gets underway at 5 p.m., when Frosty will read for the kids at Quoin Financial, until 5:30.

DT-Track will also start their bake sale at 5 p.m., running until 8 p.m. They will also accept monetary and canned good donations for the Helping Hands Food Pantry.

Throughout the evening at the Hand County Courthouse, view the trees and other decorations. Brian Bergeleen will be providing musical entertainment throughout the evening.

McWhorter House will have their display of Nativity sets for view until 8 p.m. From 7 to 7:30, Frosty will visit the museum for a bit of story reading.

Take the kids to Marv’s Furniture to meet Santa from 5:30 to 7 p.m. If you choose, Santa will pose with his visitors.

Also, from 5:30 to 8 p.m., wagon rides will be available from the Coss parking lot to and from the courthouse and the museum.

Warm s’mores will be available at the Coss Agency parking lot from 6 to 8 p.m.

Also at the parking lot at 6 p.m., the closing ceremony will be held for the Move Miller Move challenge.

From 5:30 to 7 p.m., downtown visitors can register to win Community Cash certificates or a framed canvas of “Autumn Memories” by John Green. Winners will be announced at 7:30, and you need not be present to win.

Feel the Christmas magic, and enjoy the sights and sounds of Christmas on the Prairie.