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Special Day Planned in the Quaint Village of Elkhart
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[November 23, 2007]
ELKHART -- Join us Dec. 1 for a day of
festivities in the picturesque and quaint village of
Elkhart, located on
Old Route 66, just off Interstate 55 at Exit 115.
Activities kick off in the Village Hall at 8 a.m. with the annual
bake sale sponsored by the Needs and Goals Committee. Then Santa
drops in for a visit to meet the children from 9 to 11 a.m.
There will be carousel rides throughout the day, opposite the
Village Hall, for all to enjoy.
A holiday homes tour sponsored by the Elkhart Public Library
takes place from 2 to 6 p.m. Tickets are $5 per person and are
available from the library.
Holiday chapel services on Elkhart Hill, sponsored by the Elkhart
Historical Society, feature a musical evening. There are three
performances Saturday and a matinee on Sunday at 2 p.m.
Pre-performance dinners will be served at the three eateries in
Phone 217-947-2238 for show bookings and dinner reservations.
The Main Street shops and restaurants will be open into the
Horsefeathers will feature its annual Christmas open house and
will be open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., with The Wild Hare Cafe serving
food until 3 p.m. and then reopening to serve dinner to chapel
service-goers from 5:15 to 7 p.m.
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The Dragonfly Art Studio will have its annual exhibition and sale
of student work from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Blue Stem Bakery will have its usual mouthwatering selection
of yummy baked goods and lunch specials and will be serving meals
into the evening.
The Blue Moon Pub will be open and serving hot sandwiches.
Brown's Talk of the Town will be open from breakfast onward and
will serve dinner to chapel service-goers from 5:15 to 7 p.m.
The Elkhart Festival Association will begin a collection drive to
assist "Tunes for the Troops." The public is invited to donate new
and used CDs, DVDs and books on CDs to be sent to our troops serving
overseas. Please help us achieve our goal of collecting 150 CDs and
DVDs for this worthy cause. A collection box will be at
Horsefeathers beginning Dec. 1.
[Text from file received from Elkhart