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Christmas in the Village
Date(s) & Time(s)::
December 14, 2013
Location: Downtown Cobden, IL
Cobden has rescheduled Christmas in the Village for Saturday, Dec. 14. Most of the planned events will be conducted for the celebration.Return to event list.
The Old Feed Store on Appleknocker Drive in the downtown plans to host an open house with a variety of activities, including free holiday treats and refreshments from 9a.m. to 4:30p.m. A visit from Santa Claus will occur from 1-4p.m. and goody bags for children will be given out.
A Cobden Christmas 5K run/walk is scheduled for 10a.m. and will start at the Feed Store. For more information on the run/walk call 618-833-5807.
Bazaars offering holiday decorations, gifts, crafts and homemade treats will be featured at the Union County Museum, Apostolic Lighthouse Church, and St. Joseph Church parish hall. At St. Joseph church a variety of soups will be served for lunch. The bazaars at the museum and St. Joseph open at 8a.m. and at the Lighthouse Church at 8:30a.m.
The downtown businesses and restaurants will be open. The shops feature local art, crafts, jewelry, gifts and collectibles.
Santa and his helpers plan to walk from the Old Feed Store to the downtown park shelter at 5p.m. for the presentation of the Christmas lights. Caroling is planned before the lighting.
For more information visit the Village of Cobden's webpage or call. Lists of events and their times will be available at the Union County Museum and at many of the participating shops.
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