FESTIVAL OF TREES - CORRECTION to 11-30-2005 issue.
The Festival of Trees is going on now thru Dec 2 from 5PM to 9 PM. On Dec 3 the Festival of Trees will open at noon and the Auction begins at 2:00 PM -- then after the auction the festival will conclude.
UNIQUE GIFTS WITH LOCAL ROOTS
The Hometown Gallery, located at 181 Ft. Wayne Avenue, (near Little Sheba's) is featuring gift items from eleven Wayne County non-profits, as well as items from several local crafters. Items range from books about Wayne County and CDs of reissued Gennett Records to butterfly nets and Historic National Road commemorative road signs.
Participating organizations include:
Wayne County Historical Museum,
Nettle Creek Valley Museum,
Cope Environmental Center,
Joseph Moore Museum,
Civic Hall Performing Arts Center,
Main Street Richmond-Wayne County,
Indiana National Road Association,
Indiana Football Hall of Fame
The Hometown Gallery is open on Tuesdays from 5-9 pm, Fridays
from 5-8 pm, and Saturdays from 10 am – 8 pm from now until Christmas.
UNIQUE GIFTS BY AREA ARTISTS AND ARTISANS
The Richmond Art Museum will hold its annual sale of arts and crafts by local artisans to benefit the Richmond Art Museum. Shop for jewelry, ceramics, paintings, pottery, mixed media and photography. Shop Sunday, December 4th through the 14th.
A GIFT FOR THE PERSON WHO HAS EVERYTHING
Find the perfect gift for anyone on your list at the 1st Annual Alternative Gift Fair. Shoppers will browse through tables of charities, each staffed with a knowledgeable volunteer or staff member waiting to answer questions about missions, programs, or participants.
The Fair will include:
10-15 different local organizations- perfect for everyone on your list
Calligraphers to put the finishing touches on your “gift card”
Free child care for shoppers
Free chair massages to relax and rejuvenate
Gift-giving activities for your children
Gifts come complete with certificate of donation, information
about the selected organization, reusable box, ribbon of your choice, and an
organization-specific gift tag. Best of all, you’ll be doing more than finishing
your list. You’ll be contributing to the health and success of our community.
Date: Saturday, December 10th
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Place: 1st English Lutheran Church, 2727 National Rd East, Richmond
Cost: FREE admission!
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans will provide matching funds for the organizations!
OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL - CHRISTMAS MOVIE
Enjoy an Old Fashioned Christmas Festival in the Historic Depot District of Richmond, Indiana every Tuesday, November 29th through December 20th, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Enjoy carriage rides, carolers, snacks & drinks at almost every store, Santa and his elves, luminaries and a Christmas Village. The 4th Floor Blues Club will be
open for tours and be showing a different Christmas movie every Tuesday between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
The 4th Floor Blues Club is located at 923 North E Street, Richmond, Indiana. For more information, call (765) 966-5654.
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