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Buffalo County

Elm Creek

Letters to Santa
Sunday, December 10, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Elm Creek Public Library

Soup and Santa
Sunday, December 10, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Elm Creek Lions Club Building


Christmas in the Park
Saturday, December 2, 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Downtown Gibbon starting at the Fire Hall
Chili and hot dog feed, tour the new fire hall addition, visit Santa, trees decorated by local businesses and residents, s’mores, hot cocoa, hayrack rides, story book walk, caroling and more.


Hometown Holiday Celebration
Saturday, December 9
4:30-6:30 p.m. Lions Club soup supper and Friends of the Library Cookie Walk, 5:00 p.m. Santa arrives, 5:00-6:30 p.m. visit Santa and hayrack rides.

Sunday, December 10, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Free public skating


Merry & Bright
Sunday, December 3, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Downtown Shelton
Visit Santa & Mrs. Claus, holiday shopping, petting zoo, family photos, letters to Santa, hayrack rides, Christmas story read aloud, kids’ crafts, raffle baskets, beverages and chili soup.

Dawson County


Old Fashioned Christmas
Saturday, December 2, 9:00-11:00 a.m.
Breakfast with Santa at the 100th Meridian Museum, 11:00 a.m. pictures with the Grinch at the Old Train Depot, 3:00-5:00 p.m. live reindeer at the Green Space, 5:00 p.m. Christmas tree lighting at the Green Space, 5:30 p.m. Santa House ribbon cutting and pictures with Santa, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. downtown business specials/demos/activities.

Winter Wonderland Parade
Monday, December 4, 6:00 p.m.


Small Town Christmas
Friday, December 1 , 4:00-7:00 p.m.
Downtown Farnam
Visit Santa, kids’ activities in the library, fire truck rides, soup supper at the senior center, bake sale, vendors and business open houses.


Magic on Main Street
Tuesday, December 5, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Lake Avenue between 9th & 10th Streets
Visit Santa and his reindeer, living nativity scene, fire truck and horse-drawn wagon rides, soup supper, live music, make an ornament, decorate cookies and more.


Light Up Lexington Christmas Parade
Sunday, December 3 at 5:30 p.m.

Santa Claus is Coming to Town
Saturday, December 9 and Saturday, December 16 at 1:00 p.m.
Highway 30 and Washington Street, Downtown Lexington

Celebration of Lights
Memorial Park
Friday, December 15, 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Visit Santa, his Elf and The Grinch, community concert carolers, live Nativity, free hot chocolate and glow stick giveaways.

Frontier County


St. Nicholas Day
Wednesday, December 6, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Visit Santa, business open houses, hotdogs and hot chocolate, and Eustis Chamber of Commerce silent auction fundraiser.

Gosper County


Old Fashioned Christmas
Thursday, December 7, 4:00-7:00 p.m.
Downtown bsiness open houses and horse drawn wagon rides 4:00-6:00 p.m., Soup with Santa and firetruck rides at the Senior Center 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Lincoln County


Santa Night
Monday, December 11 at 6:00 p.m.
Brady Community Center
Visit Santa, kids’ activities and hot chocolate.


Christmas in the Park


Economic development projects are ahead for Dawson PPD

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