Winter Fun!


There is so much happening this December, I can hardly fit it all in the calendar. Here are some programs worth singling out.

Christmas Trees
Schweitzers Orchard
Habitat for Humanity
Reindeer Lane (Smithville)
Fulk’s Tree Farm (Platte City)
Optimist Club (Cool Crest parking lot)

Santa Encounters
Santa Wagon Rides (Saturdays through Christmas Eve 12-3PM), Target parking lot
Holidays in the Square, First Saturdays Downtown (Dec 3, 6-8:30PM)
Meet Santa – Schweizer Orchard (Dec 3-4, 9a-5p)
Brunch with Santa, YMCA 3601 N Village Dr (Dec 10, 10:45am-12:30pm) *registration req.*
Breakfast with Santa, Rolling Hills Consolidated Library (Dec 10, 9-11AM)
Cookies with Santa & Mrs. Clause, Hunt’s Orchard (Dec 10) SOLD OUT
Mayor’s Children’s Christmas Party – Bode Ice Arena (Dec 10, 10-noon)
Storytime with Santa – East Hills Mall (Dec 10, 11am)
Santa’s Social, Ol MacDonalds Farm (Dec 17 & 18, 10AM-6PM) *admission required*
Santa’s Workshop -East Hills Mall (through Dec 24, check link for hours)
A Home Visit from Santa – East Hills Mall – visit link for contest details

More Winter Fun
Krug Park Holiday Lights (6-10pm nightly through January) *donation requested
Hyde Park Holiday Lights (nightly through January) *donation requested
Holiday Open House – Shatto Milk Co. (Dec 3, 9a-4p)
Vintage Christmas Open House, Restoration Church (Dec 3, 6-8PM)
Gingerbread House Workshop – Country Cookie (Dec 11, 2 sessions)
First Saturdays Downtown (Dec 3) LOTS OF STUFF HAPPENING HERE! Below are a few specifically for kids.

  • St. Joseph Public Library 927 Felix 6-8PM, free book & winter crafts/activities
  • Artcetera 619 Francis 12P-4PM, parent/child craft workshop (4-12 y/o) $15/team
  • Paradox Coffee 107 S 6th 7A-3P, $0.50 hot chocolate for kids

St. Joseph Mustangs Holiday Celebration – East Hills Shopping Center (Dec 21, 5:30-7PM)

Wyatt Park Christian Church Christmas Tableau (Dec 9/10, 6:30-8:30PM)

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