Chiefland Christmas Festival Dec. 3

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Chiefland Christmas Festival & Parade
The 2011 Chiefland Christmas Festival & Parade will be Saturday Dec. 3, in downtown Chiefland at the historic train depot, Trailhead Park and the surrounding area on U.S. Highway 19 South.
The Festival will begin at 10 a.m. with arts and crafts, music and song and activities for children.
The lighted parade theme “Winter Wonderland” starts at 6 p.m. followed by the evening celebration
that includes the lighting ceremony, caroling and visits with Santa.
Non Profit groups are invited to sell food items or crafts for fundraising. Choirs, musicians and other entertainers are invited to perform. Local businesses are reminded to enter the storefront lighting and decorating contest.
For further information or registration forms please call the Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce at 352-493-1849 or visit our website at www.chieflandchamber.com.


Coat giveaway
at festival
   During the Chiefland Christmas Festival, Pine Grove Baptist Church will have a booth where winter coats/jackets will be given away for free. Absolutely, no obligation. There is nothing to fill out, and the only requirement is that you have a need. Adult and childrens sizes are available. The booth will be in operation from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and again from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. First come, first serve basis. All are welcome. Please come out and help make this outreach a success.
Ephesians 4:3, "Always keep yourselves united in the Holy Spirit, and bind yourselves together with peace."

Christmas Festival next week—
   The Chiefland Chamber of Commerce presents a “Christmas Beauty Pageant on Saturday, Dec. 3, in conjunction with the annual Christmas Festival and parade.
   The pageant application fee, payable in cash, is  $45 and must be included with the application.
   The age divisions, contest times and titles are:
• Up to 2  years old, 10:30 a.m., “Little Miss Jingle Bell”
• 3 years to kindergarten, 11:30 a.m., “Little Miss Snowflake”
• 1st–5th grade, 12:30 p.m., “Little Miss Mistletoe”
• 6th–8th grade, 2:30 p.m., “Miss Teen Christmas”
• 9th–12th Grade, 3:30 p.m., “Miss Christmas”
   For more information, contact Donna Brock at 493-6025 or 352-221-1176, or email her at brockd@levy.k12.fl.us.