HANNIBAL, NY – Town merchants and organizations will be greeting guests, running specials and offering holiday treats at the 10th annual Country Christmas in the town of Hannibal November 23 and 24.
Those attending the two-day event, who visit all participating merchants, will be eligible for door prize drawings scheduled to take place at the Village Christmas Tree Lighting Festival to be held Sunday afternoon (Nov. 24).
The Friends of the Library will hold its annual Christmas Tree Festival.
Visitors to the Community Center, 162 Oswego St., can bid on decorated trees and wreaths Saturday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The theme for this year’s Festival is “The Polar Express.”
Trees and wreaths decorated with theme decorations will be eligible to win “The People’s Choice” Award.”
Look for the featured Pet Tree.
To enter your tree or wreath, contact Linda Remig at 315-564-6643, or pick up an entry form at the library.
The Hannibal United Methodist Church, 320 Church St., is sponsoring a craft show on Saturday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
A soup and sandwich lunch will be served 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Lunch takeouts are available.
God’s Vision Christian Church, 326 Church St., will be holding an open house and tour at the church on Saturday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
There will be refreshments.
On Sunday afternoon, the Hannibal Historical Society will host the Village Christmas Tree Lighting Festival.
This event starts at 4 p.m. in the Village Square with the arrival of Santa Claus.
At 4:15 p.m. students from Kami’s Kix Dance Studio will perform.
Community organizations involving students have been invited to set up tables where children can make crafts or families can make purchases.
At 4:45 p.m., the Port Byron Brass will begin playing songs of the season.
Door prize drawings will take place, followed by the children’s parade and the lighting of the Christmas Tree in the Village Square.
Each child who attends this event will receive a gift from Santa and be given an ornament to hang on the Village Christmas Tree.
For more information or to reserve space for a table, contact Carol Newvine at 564-5650.