Elmore Hometown Holiday
The Elmore Historical Society, Harris-Elmore Fire Department, and the Harris-Elmore Public Library are partnering to bring some extra fun and excitement to the Holiday Season this year!
Library Holiday Bash
Dec. 4th 10:30am-12:30pm
Watch Santa ride to the Elmore Library via firetruck! Then join him inside the Library Meeting Room to let him know what you would like for Christmas (feel free to take your photo with Santa!!)
Jingle Bell Necklace Craft (Local History Room)
Scratch Art Ornament Craft (Local History Room)
Christmas Scavenger Hunt (Front Desk)
Reindeer Ring Toss Game (Kids Area)
Tic Tac Toe Snowball Game (Kids Area)
Grab a Christmas Cracker! (Front Desk Table)
Christmas Photo Backdrop with Props (Audio Visual Area)
Free Christmas Cookies & Candy (History Exhibit Room)
SANTA (Meeting Room)
Christmas House Decorating & Storefront Decorating Contests
The Elmore Historical Society will be hosting their 2nd annual Christmas House Decorating Contest!
There will be prizes for 1st , 2nd & 3rd in the PEOPLE'S CHOICE category.
Winners will also be awarded a yard sign to proudly display
1st Place: $100 off of your December Utilities Bill
2nd Place: $50 off of your December Utilities Bill
3rd Place: $25 off of your December Utilities Bill
Honorable Mentions: Great Local Prizes!!
ALSO --Make sure to check out the Elmore Business Store Fronts (both on Main Street and the outlying areas) for some awesome displays! YOU get to decide the winner in this PEOPLE'S CHOICE contest!
Pick up a registration form from any of these locations:
Harris-Elmore Public Library
Elmore General Store
Whimsey & Blue
Destazio's Pizza OR Bistro
Elmore Village Offices
Serenity OR Key Realtors
Fill out the form and bring it back to one of these stores by 4pm on Dec 11th in order to have your home entered into the contest.
December 13th- December 20th
There will be separate ballots on one sheet for both “People’s Choice” Best Decorated Home and “People’s Choice” Best Decorated Business. They can be picked up at the Elmore Library or any Elmore General Store. You can pick up ballots beginning December 13th.
ANYONE CAN VOTE! No age or residency limits.
All ballots must be turned in by December 20th and can be dropped off (at the latest) that day by 4pm at the Elmore General Store or 5pm at the Library.
Winners will be announced on December 21st
Santa Parade @ Woodmore High School Dec. 18th 8:30pm (meet at the HS at 8pm)
Meet at Woodmore High School at 8pm on December 18th to get in line for the Santa Parade. The Harris-Elmore Fire Department will pick up Santa from the Log Cabin and be at the High School roughly around 8:30pm. He will ride around town on his decorated fire truck in parade fashion to all of the House Decoration Contest entries. Follow along in this parade to see all of Elmore's decorated homes or wait on the sidelines to wave at Santa as he passes by!
The parade will conclude back at the High School and you will be able to have a special meet and greet from Santa himself!
Christmas Cookie & Candy Contest
Call Renee Thomas at (419) 574-1559 with Questions
Cookies (Kids Ages 5-12) Candy (Kids Ages 5-12)
Cookies (Adults Ages 13+) Candy (Adults Ages 13+)
No sheet cookies or molds
No entries that need refrigeration
Bring 3 dozen cookies or candies (for whichever category you choose)
Bring entries in a non returnable container
Kids will do 85% of the work (Adults help with the oven)
Fill out 2 Index cards
Card #1 Cookie or Candy INGREDIENTS
Card #2 Name/Age/Address/Phone #/ Entry Name
1st 2nd 3rd Prize Ribbons for each Age Group in each Food Category
BRING ENTRIES TO THE ELMORE LIBRARY (328 Toledo St.)
ON DEC. 2ND FROM 10AM-8PM OR DEC. 3RD FROM 10AM-5PM
JUDGING WILL BE AT THE ELMORE TRAIN DEPOT AT 6PM ON DEC 3RD
WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT THE LIBRARY HOLIDAY BASH ON DEC. 4TH BETWEEN 10:30AM-12:30PM
LEFTOVER ENTRIES WILL BE GIVEN OUT TO THE PUBLIC AT THE HOLIDAY BASH