What: Home for the Holidays Weekend
When: Friday to Sunday, December 6-8
Where: Downtown Delaware
More Info: https://www.mainstreetdelaware.com/
Friday night, December 6th festivities include:
- Annual Tree Lighting!
- Performances by local musical groups
- Visit Santa at The Strand from 7 to 9 p.m.
- Horse-drawn carriage rides, $1 per person over the age of 5
- Delaware County Transit Bus Shuttle from 145 N Union St.
Saturday, December 7th continues the fun with:
- Dash for Dasher Scavenger Hunt from 12 to 2 p.m. Santa has lost Dasher! Explore downtown following Santa’s clues. Voluntary donation: box of cereal or monetary.
- Holiday shopping all day! From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. support local businesses and prepare for the holidays by being a part of the Holiday Shopping Extravaganza! Look for special cards at any of the participating businesses and get stamps when you make a purchase at each location! Turn in at select location to be announced before 6 p.m. for a chance to win Chocolate Walk tickets!
- Visits with Santa at The Strand from 1 to 3 p.m. – Photography provided by For His Glory Photography! Purchase a printed 4 by 6 photo for $5.00.
Sunday, December 8th wraps up the weekend:
- Home for the Holidays Parade starts at 3 p.m. from Mingo Park. The parade route heads west on E Lincoln Avenue, then turns left to walk south on N Sandusky Street. It continues through the downtown square, where WSYX ABC 6 Journalist Tom Bosco will be our emcee, announcing each parade entry. The parade ends at the corner of S Sandusky Street and Wilmer Street, near the Ohio Wesleyan University campus.
What: Volunteer at People In Need’s Holiday Clearing House
When: Sunday, December 15 from 8:30am-5:30pm
Where: Delaware County Fairgrounds, 236 Pennsylvania Ave
More Info: Contact Donna Sinclair for a 2-hour time slot: firstname.lastname@example.org OR you can donate children’s new winter coats, hats and gloves at the office.
What: DEADLINE TO FILE for Precinct Rep Election
When: Wednesday, December 18
Where: Delaware County Board of Elections