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!!)

ACTIVITIES:

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!  

Registration

Pick up a registration form from any of these locations:

Harris-Elmore Public Library

Elmore General Store

Whimsey & Blue

Creatively Altered

Destazio's Pizza OR Bistro

Cuttin Loose

Christy's Corners

Portage Inn

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.

Judging

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.  

 

You can also vote online by liking a photo of a registered entry via the Elmore Historical Society Facebook Page  after Dec. 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

Christmas Decorations

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

Categories

Cookies   (Kids  Ages 5-12)               Candy   (Kids   Ages 5-12)

Cookies   (Adults  Ages 13+)            Candy   (Adults  Ages 13+)

Rules

  • No sheet cookies or molds

  • No fondant

  • 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