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Downtown Greenville's "Win the Window"

November 15, 2014 - December 15, 2014

This holiday season, shoppers can earn chances to win an estimated $3,000+ in merchandise and gift certificates through “Win the Window”, a shop local campaign by Main Street Greenville and Second National Bank. "This promotion was created to encourage and remind people to shop local during the holiday season and to support our downtown businesses," said Amber Garrett, Executive Director for Main Street Greenville. Between November 15th - December 15th, shoppers can enter to win by spending money at any of the 51 participating downtown Greenville businesses. A full list is located below. Participating businesses have provided merchandise and gift certificates to place under the Christmas tree in Main Street Greenville’s window, located in the NEW Darke County Welcome Center at 421 S. Broadway. The prizes are listed below. "Promotions like this are fun and they bring new faces to my business,” stated Kirsten Berghoff, Owner of the downtown women’s boutique, Sadie Grace. “Our business has seen a large increase in sales during Main Street Greenville's events and we are very excited for this one!" Shoppers will get a ticket entry for every $5 they spend at a participating downtown business, up to single purchases of $1,000. For example, if you spend $100 at a business, you will receive 20 tickets to enter into the contest to win the window of prizes. There is no limit to how many times you can shop to enter. The more you spend downtown at participating businesses, the more chances you have to win the window full of prizes! Participating businesses will have tickets available at the time of your purchases and a glass jar to collect all of the tickets for the drawing. The drawing for the winner will take place on Friday, December 19th at 3:30 pm at the Main Street Greenville office, located in the Darke County Welcome Center at 421 S. Broadway. You are not required to be present to win. Bring your holiday shopping downtown this year and enter to win BIG while supporting local businesses in the process!

Location:
Downtown Greenville
S. Broadway
Greenville, OH 45331

Contact:
Amber Garrett
(937) 548-4998
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Darke County Civic Theater Presents Fall Murder Mystery Dinner Theater at Montage

November 28, 2014 - November 29, 2014
Doors open at 6:00 pm

Super Duper Reunion is a murder mystery with a super hero theme presented by Darke County Civic Theater at Montage. The event is just $20, which includes dinner, dessert, non-alcoholic beverages and the show. More Information »

Location:
Montage
527 S. Broadway
Greenville, OH 45331

Contact:
Dane Leeper
(937) 621-4916
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Black Friday at KitchenAid Experience

November 28, 2014 - November 30, 2014
Fri & Sat: 9 am to 8 pm; Sun. Noon to 5 pm

Great selection of sale items throughout Black Friday weekend. Free gift with purchase. See store for details.

Location:
KitchenAid Experience Retail Center
423 S. Broadway
Greenville, OH 45331

Contact:
888-886-8318

"A Community Christmas" Opens November 28 in Union City with Over 4 Million Lights!

November 28, 2014 - December 31, 2014

A lighted parade will kick off the 9th annual “A Community Christmas” on Friday, November 28, in Union City, IN. Registration & line-up will be from 5:00-5:45 p.m. at Randolph Eastern School Corporation's north parking lot. The parade, which begins at 6 p.m., will head south on N. Walnut St. to W. Oak St. & then west to Harter Park. The light display will be turned on at the conclusion of the parade. Organizations, businesses and individuals may enter floats, cars, trucks, golf carts, horses, motorcycles, wagons--all are welcome, just have to be lighted to enter. Pre-register by November 24 to be eligible for cash prizes. The spectacular light display, which boasts over four million lights, with additional lights added each year, will be open Thursdays-Sundays from November 28 to December 14, & open nightly from December 18 through New Year’s Eve. Hours are 6-9 p.m. Sunday-Thursday & 6-10 p.m. Friday & Saturday. Vehicles may enter from either drive off of Jackson Pike on the east end of the park only. There is no admission fee; however donations will be accepted at the gate. Donations benefit local groups who have signed up to welcome visitors and also help to continue the Christmas display in the future. The Gift Shop will be inside the shelter house near the horse arena and will be open Friday and Saturday evenings through December 20 from 6-9 p.m. Parking is available directly outside the Gift Shop. Kids can visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus every Friday and Saturday through December 20 from 6-8 p.m. Make it a family tradition to share the magic and joy of a winter wonderland during the 9th annual “A Community Christmas” in Union City, beginning Friday, November 28.

Location:
Harter Park
Union City, IN

Contact:
(765) 964-6080

Black Friday Sale at The Winery at Versailles

November 28, 2014
9:00 am to 9:00 pm

Start your Black Friday in Darke County at The Winery at Versailles with complimentary cinnamon rolls, muffins, donuts and Mimosas beginning at 9:00 am. From 11 am to 8 pm, enjoy Happy Hour with $1 off all glasses of wine and a selected menu at HALF OFF appetizers. Door prizes every HOUR on the hour. Enter your name and email address for a chance to win gift certificates from The Winery. All winners will be contacted via email. Turkey pull contest: Pull a turkey for a discount or door prizes. Discounts as follows: 10%, 15% or 20% off of one merchandise item and even a 50% off one merchandise item. Plenty of door prizes to include corkscrews, wine rack, and logo glasses. This will be an extremely busy day so get there early to get the best deals AND a seat. All seating will be first come first serve this day.

Location:
The Winery at Versailles
6572 State Route 47
Versailles, OH 45380

Contact:
Carlena Sneed
937-526-3232
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Arcanum Historical Society Annual Christmas Bazaar

November 28, 2014 - November 29, 2014
Nov. 28th - 6:00- p.m.-8:00 p.m.;Nov.29th 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m

Arcanum Historical Society Annual Christmas Bazaar will preview on Friday, November 28, from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. and, all day sale on Saturday, Nov. 29. Christmas decorations, gift items and baked goods galore. Items are one-of-a-kind and jammed packed this year. New items are primitive Christmas tress and painted snowmen plus Christmas trees in every sized imaginable. Easier shopping this year with number and box for storage of selected items while continuing to browse the bazaar.

Location:
Arcanum Historical Building
128 W. George St.
Arcanum, OH 45304

Contact:
Sharon Troutwine
937-692-5128
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Small Business Appreciation Day

November 29, 2014
11 am to 4 pm

In honor of Small Business Appreciation Day, All American Clothing Co. is providing a FREE opportunity to local craft makers and exhibitors. The public will be invited to attend this event and will be made aware of it through various media outlets. Space is limited and filling up fast! If you know someone who would like to register a business, please have them email us at marketing@allamericanclothing.com. We will be happy to help! Please share the word with friends and fellow businesses to attend. We are expecting a great turn out already! So far, there are close to 40 local exhibitors who will be showcasing and selling items including: Sutton's Foods Arcanum crafters Yes Deere Fall In October Photography & Design Skein Full of Love Kennedy Vineyard Gold Canyon Candles Biller's Stamps & Engraving Burning Maple Farm - Baker Balm The Olde Nostalgia Shoppe All American Clothing Co. Tastefully Simple with Lous Crawford Cub Scouts Pack 1843 Bobz Restoration with Ben Allen Younique with Elizabeth Booher Recycling by Rebecca with Rebecca Hill Jewelry by Marilyn with Marylin Bixler Crochet with Ruth Blackburn Scentsy with Teaya Martin Keith Troutwine Agency with Kurt Troutwine Love Me Knots with Deb Metzger Avon with Jane DeBord Linda`s Gifts with Linda Cassell Maple Syrup and Honey with Joe Aikman Woodworking with Gene Oliver J&T Country Crafts with Terry & Joyce Miller Oxygen Tank Holder with Dave Roberts Tastefully Simple with Kathy Swabb Jeff Puterbaugh D&S Homemade Crafts with Denise Washington & Sharon O`Dell Bakers Store Sweets with Corky Stuck Miche Bags with Aharyn Lavy Arcanum Music Boosters with the A# Food Stand And more! The first 100 visitors will receive a FREE GIFT from All American Clothing Co. Also, vendors can have the opportunity to donate an item for a gift basket raffle. Come visit and support our neighbors during Small Business Appreciation Day!

Location:
All American Clothing Co.
1 Pop Rite Dr
Arcanum, OH 45304

Contact:
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Small Business Saturday in New Madison

November 29, 2014
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Small Business Saturday is THIS Saturday! Here is the list of sales that each participating business is offering this Saturday, Nov. 29. Stop by any of these stores to get your copy of our sale directory & map for Small Business Saturday! Deb & Ambrosia's Wildflowers: 25% in-store, regular priced merchandise Heather B Leaves: 10% off fountains & burblers, 20% off all other leaves Snack Shop: 10% off menu items, 20% off gift certificates Main Street Styling Salon & Sharon’s Sewing: 10% off services, 25% off products Flaig Lumber: 10% off in-store, cash sales (They gladly accept cash, check, Visa, Mastercard & Discover) Weimer Electronics: Select TV’s marked at or below cost & refreshments available WB Designs Jewelry & Hairbows: 25% off regular priced merchandise & 1 free/gift per visitor Country Lane Treasures: 20% off across the store Happy Feet: Additional 15% off sports Tervis tumblers, Real Tree shoes & Eastland shoes (can be combined with regular November coupon) Kennedy Vineyard: Half-priced glasses of wine (limit 2/person); 10% off meat & cheese tray during OSU game Pocketful of Posies by Ambrosia (located at Wildflowers): 25% off in-stock items & 10% off custom orders

Location:
New Madison, OH

Contact:
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Santa at The Coffee Pot

November 29, 2014 - December 20, 2014
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It's almost time! Santa's coming to The Coffee Pot again this year! THIS Saturday, November 29th: 1-3 pm! Saturday, December 6th: 1-3 pm Saturday, December 13th: 1-3 pm Saturday, December 20th: 1-3 pm

Location:
The Coffee Pot
537 S. Broadway, Ste. 101
Greenville, OH 45331

Contact:
(937) 459-5498

Small Business Saturday in Greenville

November 29, 2014
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This year, Small Business Saturday falls on Saturday, November 29th (THIS Saturday!). Celebrate the day downtown Greenville with the following events scheduled: •Shop and dine at participating businesses to be entered into our Win the Window Contest! •FREE Horse Carriage Rides downtown Greenville from 11 am - 3 pm •FREE Family Photo by Brittany Carol Photography from 2-4 pm - learn more here: http://bit.ly/1F90FTv •FREE Gift Wrapping at Readmore's Hallmark from 10 am - 6:30 pm •FREE Balloons for the Kids! •The first 250 shoppers who visit Main Street Greenville's office at the NEW Darke County Welcome Center and show us their receipts will receive a FREE Shop Small Canvas Bag! (421 S. Broadway) •After shopping, visit Main Street Greenville's office for the opportunity to WIN even more prizes! (421 S. Broadway) •Visit with Santa at The Coffee Pot from 1-3 pm Thank you to Second National Bank for sponsoring this event!

Location:
Downtown Greenville
S. Broadway
Greenville, OH 45331

Contact:
Amber Garrett
937-548-4998
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Christmas at St. Clair Manor

December 5, 2014
5:00-9:00 pm

Begin the Christmas season with a celebration at St. Clair Manor in Greenville. As you step into the historic Manor built in 1896, you are surrounded by the nostalgic ambiance of days gone by. Enjoy refreshments by a relaxing fireplace while listening to live music provided by The Workshop Learning Center. Stroll through the Manor to browse local vendors including: Beanies & Booshkas, Drift House, Usborne Books, The Happy Lark, Origami Owl, Pampered Chef, Lia Sophia, Young Living Oils, Ja'Len Decor, KW Creations, Garden of Glass, & more! Wander upstairs to find reflexology, chair massage, facials by Artistry, and a Holiday Photo Booth by Radiant Capture Photography. Also, enter the raffle to win some great prizes! Cash donations, non-perishable food items, diapers, personal hygiene products, and household cleaners will be accepted at the door to benefit Community Action Partnership's Emergency Homeless Shelter. What better way to take part in the Christmas Spirit of giving than by contributing to the needs of our community. So mark your calendars today and stop by Christmas at the Manor during Main Street Greenville's First Friday event, "A Christmas Night." Just follow the sidewalk luminaries from Broadway to Third Street to St. Clair Manor, and be sure not to miss a surprise visit from one of Santa's helpers! Whether you're coming solo or with family & friends, it's sure to be a festive part of your Christmas season!

Location:
St. Clair Manor
224 East Third Street
Greenville, OH 45331

Contact:
Kristin Jones
937-417-4201
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Candlelight Open House at Bear's Mill

December 5, 2014
6:00 - 10:00 pm

You are invited to enjoy the romance of the holidays at this historic landmark during an evening in the country with The Friend of Bear's Mill. More Information »

Location:
Bear's Mill
6450 Arcanum Bears Mill Rd.
Greenville, OH 45331

Contact:
Merri Niekamp
937-548-5112
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First Friday in downtown Greenville: A Christmas Night

December 5, 2014
6:00 - 9:00 pm

Don’t miss the last First Friday event of 2014! Main Street Greenville invites you to December's First Friday Event – A Christmas Night, scheduled for the evening of Friday, December 5th. Sponsored by GTI (Greenville Technology, Inc.), this event will feature many fun activities in the downtown district for children of all ages to enjoy! “We hope many families will join us during December’s First Friday,” said Amber Garrett, Executive Director for Main Street Greenville. “Downtown has such a gorgeous ambiance. From the lights to the carriage rides, it will be a great way to get you in the Christmas spirit!” • Downtown businesses open late for shopping and dining! • Shop at participating businesses to earn entries in our Win the Window Contest! • FREE Horse Carriage Rides located in front of the Courthouse from 6-9 pm • Christmas at the Manor - located at St. Clair Manor from 5-9 pm (224 E. 3rd Street) from 5-9 pm • Visit with Santa - at The A&B Coffee & Cake Co. (501 S. Broadway) from 6-9 pm • Megan Osman (live music) - located at Brenda’s Beanery (410 S. Broadway) from 6-8 pm • Live Music by the Green de Villes - located at Montage Cafe (527 S. Broadway) from 6:30-9:30 pm • Live Music by Joseph Helfrich - located at The Coffee Pot (537 S. Broadway, Suite 101) from 7-9 pm • The Grinch will be strolling downtown Greenville – Presented by Readmore’s Hallmark • FREE Gift Wrapping - located at Pamela’s Intimates (wrapping by First United Methodist Church) from 6-9 pm Main Street Greenville is a non-profit organization that supports downtown Greenville, Ohio through stimulating and supporting revitalization efforts, historic preservation and economic growth. Learn more about the organization on their website, www.mainstreetgreenville.org, or follow them on Facebook. You can contact them at info@mainstreetgreenville.org or 937-548-4998.

Location:
Downtown Greenville
S. Broadway
Greenville, OH 45331

Contact:
Amber Garrett
(937) 548-4998
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Seventh Annual Walking in a Winter Wonderland at Shawnee Prairie

December 6, 2014
6:00 - 9:00 pm

Join Darke County Parks for an evening stroll through a 'Winter Wonderland.' Enjoy more than 400 beautiful luminaries lighting the way along a wooded trail to the Pioneer Log House, as well as a roaring fire, holiday snacks, warm drinks and music from Christmas Past. Guests can also enjoy a peaceful winter’s hike through the woods with the crisp air and bright stars of an early December eve. Holiday crafts will be available in the Log House and in the Nature Center for the young-at-heart! to make and take. The Gift Shop will also be open during the event, offering plenty of nature-based gifts and stocking stuffers for sale!

Location:
Shawnee Prairie
4267 St. Rt. 502 West
Greenville, OH 45331

Contact:
Naturalist
(937) 548-0165
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Mystery at the Bradford Railroad Museum

December 6, 2014
6.30 pm

Help solve a Christmas at the Railroad Museum. You will get a chance to solve the mystery through clues from the cast. Light refreshments are served. The museum is decorated for the season. Admission is $5

Location:
Bradford Ohio Railroad Museum
200 N Miami Aveune
Bradford, OH 45308

Contact:
Marilyn Kosier
7406532220
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Santa Claus Lane

December 6, 2014 - December 23, 2014
6 P.M. - 8 P.M.

Santa Claus Lane is held at the York Woods, home of the Darke County Steam Threshers Association. This is a drive through light display there is no charge to get in. Donations are very much appreciated to keep this event running. We will be open 6-8 on December 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 21, 22, & 23. Please come out to see Mr. and Mrs. Claus themselves.

Location:
York Woods, Home of the Darke County Steam Threshers
6129 Reed Rd.
Ansonia, OH 45602

Contact:
Joanne Stuck
937-417-3745
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Kristkindle Market at The Winery at Versailles

December 6, 2014
12:00 - 4:00 pm

The Winery at Versailles and Santa invite you to enjoy local vendors, unique gift items, mulled wines, delicious food and holiday spirit at the annual Kristkindle Market. Bring your little ones along with a $1 donation or a non-perishable food item donation, for a picture with Santa! All proceeds and food goods go to Grace Resurrection Food Pantry in Greenville. Seating will be limited and on a first come, first serve basis.

Location:
The Winery at Versailles
6572 State Route 47
Versailles, OH 45380

Contact:
Carlena Sneed
937-526-3232
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Christmas Craft Market

December 6, 2014
10 am to 3 pm

Handcrafted items by local artisans include: doll clothes, angels, cream body products, afghans, honey products, jewelry, melted bottles, children's clothing and accessories; placemats, crocheted hats and more, along with tables of homemade baked goods, candies and treats for the season. Lunch will also be available and a 50/50 drawing. All proceeds go to the church's Helping Hand Fund which assists those in emergency need.

Location:
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
Corner of 4th and Walnut
Greenville, OH 45331

Contact:
937-548-5770
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Christmas with The Quest

December 6, 2014
7:00 pm

Local Christian band ‘The Quest’ will perform a magical Christmas evening with special guest Rosie Baltes. The Christmas with The Quest show will be held Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. the Memorial Hall in Greenville. The band will be performing a wide range of Christmas songs, from rock to traditional style music. The Quest band members are: Tim Yount (singer), Chad Lemons (guitar) and Todd Matthew (bass). The band will welcome back Nathan Miley (keyboard) and Chad Benanzer (drums). To add something extra special to the night, local singer Rosie Baltes will join Tim for some amazing duets. Tickets for the show are on sale now at the Bread of Life and Bach to Rock in Greenville for just $5. A buy one get one free special deal is being held through Dec. 1 at these locations. You can also wait and get your tickets at the door the night of the show for $5 each.

Location:
St. Clair Memorial Hall
215 W. Fourth St.
Greenville, OH 45331

Contact:
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Breakfast With Santa

December 6, 2014
9:00 am

The Greenville Business & Professional Women’s (BPW) Club is planning its annual Breakfast with Santa. The club invites all to join them for this occasion on Dec. 6, 9 a.m., at the Greenville VFW Hall, 219 N. Ohio St. The menu includes scrambled eggs, sausage, donut holes and a beverage. Santa will be there, along with the elves. There will be limited reservations, taken on a first come, first served basis. Reservations must be made by Dec. 1. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The cost for this event will be $5 for each person attending. Reservations, along with payment, should be sent to Greenville BPW, c/o Susan Fowble, 5965 Willis Rd., Greenville, Ohio 45331. Reservations must include a list of the first and last name, age, and indicate whether a boy or girl of each child who will be attending, along with the first and last name of each other person attending. If you have questions concerning this event, call 548-1414. Please plan to join them for this fun morning. There will be presents for each child and lots of fun. All proceeds from this event will go to the BPW Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarships to the young women of Darke County.

Location:
VFW Hall
219 N Ohio St
Greenville, OH 45331

Contact:
Susan
(937) 548-1414

Christmas Open House

December 7, 2014
1 to 4 pm

Enjoy an afternoon at the museum viewing the holiday decorations provided by local garden clubs and the museum’s collections. Seasonal music and light refreshments can also be enjoyed at this annual free event.

Location:
Garst Museum
205 North Broadway
Greenville, OH 45331

Contact:
Brenda Arnett
937-548-5250
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Lights and Flights

December 12, 2014 - December 13, 2014
6:00 - 10:00 pm

This years "Lights and Flights" will be held Friday, December 12 and Saturday, December 13 at The Randolph County Airport. This event will be sponsored by "Paws" from Union City. Come out and enjoy food, drinks, airplane rides and activities to get into the Christmas spirit! Airplane rides will once again be $20 per person. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held on Sunday, December 14.

Location:
Randolph County Airport
2937 E. St. Rd 32
Winchester, IN 47394

Contact:
(765) 584-3611

Holiday Ultimate Pairing at The Winery at Versailles

December 13, 2014
6-8 pm

Join The Winery at Versailles for an delicious, guided dinner paired with their finest wines at 6:00 pm on December 13. The evenings' five course pairing is as follows: Iceberg wedge with blue cheese, bacon, cranberries and candied walnuts: Pinot Grigio or Buckeye Blush Shrimp cocktail and homemade cocktail sauce: Proprietor's White or Rosatto Muscatto Pumpkin apple bacon soup: Autumn Leaves or Hunter Red Marinated chicken breast, green beans and scalloped potatoes: YOUR CHOICE! (suggested wines: Wedding White, Chardonnay, Viognier) Mascarpone Torte topped with raspberries: Framboise Take home the logo glass as a memento of this great evening. Cost is $30/person plus tax (includes wines). This event is by reservation only, and there is a cancellation policy.

Location:
The Winery at Versailles
6572 State Route 47
Versailles, OH 45380

Contact:
Carlena Sneed
937-526-3232
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Greenville High School Choirs Present Christmas Concert

December 16, 2014
7:00 pm

The Greenville High School Vocal Music Christmas Concert will be held on Tuesday, December 16 at 7:00 pm at St. Clair Memorial Hall. Reserve and general admission seats are available this year. Tickets for reserved seating may be purchased at the Greenville High School ticket booth, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. from December 9 through the performance date. The price of the tickets is $5 for presale and $6 at the door. Tickets for students are also available for $4 each. There are no refunds or exchanges. Tickets may also be reserved by contacting Katie Netzley (evenings until 9 p.m.), 547-9659. Additional sale locations are being added this year for convenience. The following locations will sell the general admission tickets only beginning December 2 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm: Tim’s Muffler Mart at 521 W. Third Street; The Flower Patch at 104 Rhoades Avenue and the Darke County Welcome Center at 421 S. Broadway next to KitchenAid Experience. General admission tickets for seating in the wings can be purchased in advance at these locations are $4 each. The choirs are accompanied by Judy Mills, and directed by Chelsea Whirledge. The 2014 Vocal Music Christmas Concert will begin with all the choirs joining together in "Deck the Rooftop". The Choraliers will sing "A Charlie Brown Christmas Medley." Girl's Glee will perform "FelizNavidad," and "Grown Up Christmas List." Girl's Glee and Choraliers will join together to perform "Where are You Christmas?" The Wavaires will sing "Underneath the Tree", "What Christmas Means to Me" and "Do You Want to Build a Snowman.” The Concert Choir will perform "Lully, Lullay", "What Child is This" and "Sing We All Noel." Collage will perform “Santa Baby", "Welcome Christmas", and "Jingle Bell Rock." In addition to the choral selections, there will be several spotlight acts featuring some Christmas favorites. The entire company will sing “Silent Night,” and the concert will conclude with the combined GHS Choirs, Wind Ensemble and alumni singing “Hallelujah Chorus.”

Location:
St. Clair Memorial Hall
215 W. Fourth St.
Greenville, OH 45331

Contact:
Katie Netzley
(937) 547-9659
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Christmas Tree Recycling

December 26, 2014 - January 16, 2015
9:00am-5:00pm

Not sure what to do with your dried-out, cut Christmas tree? Why not bring it to Shawnee Prairie Preserve to recycle it back to nature! This FREE event is hosted by Darke County Solid Waste District and all shredded trees will be used on the trails. Please remove all ornaments, lights, wire, tinsel and nails prior to arrival. We regret we cannot accept trees with fake snow. Please contact Solid Waste for more info at 937.547.0827.

Location:
Shawnee Prairie Preserve
4267 State Route 502 West
Greenville, OH 45331

Contact:
Naturalist
937.548.0165
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