Saturday, November 26, 4:00-8:00 pm Shop, Dine, and Be Merry in downtown Plain on Small Business Saturday During the day you will find many of the Plain area retail businesses offering discounts and/or goodies to celebrate the Christmas Season! Stop in and visit: Beauty Justice, Block 23, Cedar Grove Cheese, Country Crossroads Floral & Gifts, Crossroads Spa & Salon, Ederers Do-It, Mobile One Stop, Peoples Community Bank, Plain Kwik Stop, Ring’s Bar, Roarin’ 20s, Rocketman Pizza, Sam’s Place and Straka Meats.
Christkindlmarkt Vendors (4:00 pm – 8:00 pm) Park Avenue, between Kraemer Brothers Office Building and the Kraemer Library Shop for handmade treasures, art and collectible gifts for the upcoming Christmas Season. If you know any vendors who would like to participate, please contact Meg Aspinwall at 608-546-2482.
Visit Santa Claus! (4:00 - 7:00 pm) Kraemer Library and Community Center, 910 Main Street Children of all ages are welcome to come see Santa.
Horse Drawn Carriage Ride (4:00 - 8:00 pm) Main Street near The Peoples Community Bank Enjoy a nostalgic ride in a horse-drawn carriage through the Christmas lit village of Plain for a small fee.
Children’s Craft Workshops (4:00 - 7:00 pm) Kraemer Library and Community Center, 910 Main Street Santa’s elves love to work with children creating crafts! Hands-on, free sessions will be conducted at the Kraemer Library and Community Center.
Cookie Walk (4:00 - 7:00 pm) Kraemer Library and Community Center, 910 Main Street Purchase your favorite home-made Christmas cookies at the Kraemer Library and Community Center.
“Ho Ho” Happy Hour (5:00 – 8:00 pm) Local Bars Get a little Christmas cheer with German and American Beer! Mixed drinks and other Christmas favorites will be available at Ring’s Bar, Sam’s Place and Roarin 20’s Restaurant.
Old Franklin Township Historical Society Open House (5:00 - 7:00 pm) 915 Wachter Avenue Bingo for your child(ren) in the basement of this turn-of-the-century building. Be sure not to miss this!! Go back in time to view collections, displays, artifacts, documents, and photographs relative to local history along with a Christmas display upstairs!!
Visit Saint Luke Catholic Church 1240 Nachreiner Avenue 4:00 PM Mass with German hymns The Bavarian style church will be lit up with the glow of thousands of lights
Gingerbread House Competition (4:00 pm – 8:00 pm) Area Businesses Visit our local businesses and vote for your favorite Gingerbread House which will be crafted by St. Luke students!!
Quilt Raffle Ticket Sales (4:00 pm – 7:30 pm) Kraemer Library and Community Center, 910 Main Street (OR call St. Luke’s Church at 608-546-2482) Buy your tickets to win a beautiful Quilt made by Jenell Bindl
Free Concert at St. Luke Church (SUNDAY, November 27 at 2:00 PM) Saint Luke Catholic Church, 1240 Nachreiner Avenue Come enjoy music featuring organ, voice, and brass musicians.