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Victorian Sleighbell Parade And Old Christmas Weekend

Thursday, Dec 5, 2019 at 10:00am

Various Venues in Manistee, MI

Manistee County Historical Museum
10am-6:30pm, 425 River Street
A special exhibit of photographs displaying the winter seasons in the city of Manistee over the last 150 years. Curated from the museum’s archives, this exhibit will feature photographs of buildings, people, fires and various events during the winter seasons of yesteryear. Cost: $1 per student, $3 per adult, $8 per family (parents and their minor children)

Sno Snake Sho (art exhibit)
10am-5pm, Ramsdell Theatre, 101 Maple Street (in Hardy Hall)
6 pm-8 pm | Reception (exhibit closed for 1 hour from 5pm - 6pm to set up)
Ramsdell Box Open 12pm-4pm

Christmas Cookie + Wine Pairing
Noon-5:00pm, Douglas Valley,431 River Street
Your favorite Christmas Cookies perfectly paired with wine, $15 per person

Tours of the Ramsdell Theatre
1 pm, 2 pm, and 3 pm (on the hour), 101 Maple Street

Festival of Trees
1-8pm, Ramsdell Theatre Ballroom,101 Maple Street
Come to view And bid on creatively decorated Christmas trees, wreaths and other seasonal decor designed by local holiday enthusiasts. Bring a can good or animal food to vote for your favorite entry. We will also be collecting unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots/Gift for Teens. Bidding will close on December 8, Free

Tours of the James Dempsey Mansion
1pm, 2:15pm, 3:30pm, 506 Maple Street

Sleighbell Warming Tent
4:00-7:00pm, Corner of River and Oak

Downtown Soup Cook-off
4:30-6:30pm, Downtown Manistee
Explore the shops of Downtown Manistee and enjoy the flavors of fresh homemade soups (see location map on reverse side)

Kids And Kupkakes
6:30-7:45pm, Ramsdell Theatre Ballroom,101 Maple Street Decorate cupcakes with your child or grandchild. Culinary Artist Connie Watson will guide you through creating your own festive holiday treats! The $30 admission includes supplies and step-by-step instruction.

Hope of Christmas Concert
7pm - Faith Covenant Church: 475 Eighth Street
Celebrate the Hope of Christmas with Christian recording artist Mark Smeby. This highly-entertaining and interactive evening will be filled with familiar holiday classics and inspirational original tunes.



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