SANTA PARADE AND PARK ILLUMINATION HELD IN TAMAQUA; FESTIVAL CONTINUES UNTIL SUNDAY

Santa Parade and Park Illumination, Depot Square Park, Tamaqua, 12-4-2015 (56)Santa and Mrs. Claus arrived via sled and all-terrain-vehicles during last night’s Tamaqua Spirit of Christmas Festival Santa Parade and Depot Square Park Holiday Illumination. The event is held every year via Tamaqua Chamber of Commerce.  Organizers credited Thorn’s Cycles and Tom’s Autobody for use of the ATVs, and Frank Fabrizio for a wonderful job on the lights.
Tamaqua Police and fire police controlled traffic during the event.

Santa Parade and Park Illumination, Depot Square Park, Tamaqua, 12-4-2015 (54)

Other Tamaqua Spirit of Christmas Festival events this weekend include:

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2015
8 AM –> Open House, visit with artists at Tink’s Antiques, free hot beverages from Mamma C’s Bakery.
9 AM –> Breakfast with Santa at Tamaqua Salvation Army, 105 West Broad Street. (RSVP req’d; sponsored by E.S.R.C.)
10 AM to 3 PM –> Holiday Vendor Bazaar at Tamaqua Elementary School (via parents of the Tamaqua Class of 2017).
10 AM to 8 PM –> Indoor Tree Festival Display Voting and Artist Market at Tamaqua Community Arts Center, 125 Pine Street.
10 AM to 12 PM –> Free Holiday Kids Crafts, Games Tours at Tamaqua Community Arts Center, 125 Pine Street.
2 PM –> Musical “The Rented Christmas” at Tamaqua Community Arts Center, 125 Pine Street.
3 PM –> Cookie Contest Judging at Tamaqua Community Arts Center, 125 Pine Street.
7 PM –> Musical “The Rented Christmas” at Tamaqua Community Arts Center, 125 Pine Street.
7:30 PM –> Musical “Pine Cones and Holly Berries” at Strawberry Playhouse, 60 Church Street, Tuscarora.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2015
1 PM –> Mommy and Me Holiday Colored Pencil Class with Amy Mogish at Tamaqua Community Arts Center, 125 Pine Street. (RSVP req’d).
1 PM to 4 PM –> Indoor Tree Festival Display Voting and Artist Market at Tamaqua Community Arts Center, 125 Pine Street.
2:30 PM –> Christmas Concert featuring Susan M. Featro (Voice Lifted) at Tamaqua Community Arts Center, 125 Pine Street.
2:30 PM –> Musical “Pine Cones and Holly Berries” at Strawberry Playhouse, 60 Church Street, Tuscarora.
6 PM –> Christmas Tree Lighting and Tamaqua High School Jazz Chorale at Depot Square Park, followed by cookies and hot chocolate at Tamaqua Ambulance, 99 North Railroad Street. (Includes announcement of Cookie Contest winners).

Also, Stonehedge Gardens in South Tamaqua is holding their Indoor Tree Lightings Friday, Saturday and Sunday until January 10, 2016. For more information, go to:
http://www.stonehedgegardens.org/annual-christmas-tree-lighting.html.

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12-4, 5, 6-2015, Tamaqua Spirit of Christmas Festival, Tamaqua

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