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CHRISTMAS-ON-MAIN (2011)

Friday, Dec 2, 2011, 5pm - 8:30pm
Plattsmouth Main Street Association Annual Event

(Victorian Theme)

 

Many on the street and in businesses will be in Victorian Costume


Ride tickets, cookbooks, Commemorative Bricks, Jewel tickets, and the Time Capsule are at 6th and Main.


Victorian Window Display
(530 Main) by Leigh Jean Koinzen

5:00 - 6:00pm - 530 Main Street
  -  Yuletide Coffee House with songster Terry Little - Christmas songs and ballads.

5:30pm
- Street Lights on Main Street  poles will activate with additional 10,000 miniature LED lights.  Garland and red and gold ribbons are on all poles on Main and adjacent streets.  New festive Christmas banners are installed to add to the special season.6:00pm - 6:45pm - Cass County Museum between 6th & 7th Streets on Main: Christmas Tree Lighting, caroling, Father Christmas arrival,  Live Nativity scene by youth of the Plattsmouth Presbyterian Church and special music by the Plattsmouth High School Band ensemble.

 

Events - 6:45pm - 8:30pm


Father Christmas will meet with children at the Plattsmouth State Bank, corner of 5th & Main.Yuletide Coffee House (530 Main) with songster Terry Little resumes with Christmas Songs and ballads.

Children's Holiday Crafts
at Rohan's Photography, 527 Main Street.  Co-Sponsored with the Plattsmouth Library.Violin music by Nolan Devries in the lobby of The Fitzgerald Hotel.Museum Cabin and Caboose at end of Main Street open for touring, entertainment, and Wassailing refreshments.  This is a must see location.  The Story of Victorian Christmas - Seams to be Quilt Shoppe - by Leigh Jean KoinzenSpecial Olympics - Hot cider and cookies - freePony rides - South 5th Street off Main sponsored by The Pony Lady and Cass County Bank - free

Petting Zoo
- North 5th Street off Main sponsored by Steube Thriftway  - freeHorse drawn carriage & Pony Cart rides:  Tickets available for $1.00 adult, .50 cents for children. Co-sponsored by the Plattsmouth Journal and Jeff Henry Chevrolet.

Street Cart Peddlers
with Hot Cross Buns, bunches of Holly and Mistletoe, scarves, hats, and gloves.Fresh Hot Roasted Chestnuts - at the Cabin and all along Main by PeddlersStrolling carolers who can show up for the event.Drawing for the "Jewels Of The Platte!" gems donated by a local patron of the arts, at 8:30pm at the Museum Cabin.  Tickets just $1.00.  Two to be drawn.Coloring Contest award winners.  Participants should drop off their entries to the Aaron James Booksellers on Main Street by Noon, Dec 2.  Open age groups- 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place cash prizes.  Images are at Aaron James and the Library.

Plattsmouth Chamber of Commerce
has hot chocolate at D.C's Water Hole on Main.

 

 


 

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Plattsmouth Public Library

 

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The City of Plattsmouth is accepting applications for a Library Assistant at the Plattsmouth Public Library.  Must be comfortable with computers and people; bending and lifting required.  16 hrs/wk, evenings and weekends.  Applications are available at City Hall, 136 N. 5th St., Plattsmouth, NE 68048, or online at www.plattsmouth.org.  Return applications to City Hall.  EOE.

 

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 Plattsmouth Animal Shelter (402) 298-8235  messages checked frequently!

 


 

 

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"Christmas Survival Guide" Opens at Lofte

The Lofte Community Theatre in Manley will open its holiday Christmas musical, "Christmas Survival Guide," on Saturday December 3.  Written by James Hindman and Ray Roderick with music by John Glaudini, this show is a musical revue that takes a wry look at what can be a very stressful season.  Armed with a copy of a new book, "A Christmas Survival Guide," the characters charge into the holiday searching for the true meaning of the holiday.


Artistic Director Kevin Colbert described the show as a "Perry Como Christmas special with lots of songs and comedy sketches that will keep audience members entertained and laughing out loud."  Starring in the show are Brandy Palatas and Allison Tiller of Omaha; Dan Hendrickson, Benjiman Pettiford and Cory Misek of Lincoln, Cynthia West Sheldon and Janet Sorensen of Elmwood; and Anne Pope of Eagle.  Musical Director is Betty Colbert and choreographer is Noelle Bohaty.


Show dates run December 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17 and 18.  Curtain is at 7:30pm on Thursdays through Saturday and Sunday afternoons at 2pm.  Ticket prices are $17.  There are special rates for groups over 20 so this may be a fun alternative to the traditional holiday office party. 


The Lofte is located just east of the intersection of Hwy 50 and Hwy 1 in Cass County near the village of Manley.  Those inquiring about tickets may call the Lofte Box Office at (402)234-2553 or visit the Lofte website at www.Lofte.com

 

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Pictured on Attachment:  Front Row - Benjiman Pettiford, Allison Tiller, Dan Hendrickson, Brandy Palatas.  Back row, Janet Sorensen, Cory Misek and Anne Pope.

 


 

 

 

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 The Otoe County Genealogical Society will hold its December 8th meeting at the Unadilla Community Library at 770 'G' Street in Unadilla, Nebraska at 7:00pm.  Our guest speaker will be Raymond "Chuck" Waymire, who will give a presentation on “Scottish Genealogical Research.”  Mr. Waymire is of Scottish descent and is the author of 5 genealogical reference books.  So if you have Scottish ancestors, Mr. Waymire will have some helpful guidance and suggested tools for you to use in your research!
 
Curtis Wolbert
President/Otoe County Genealogical Society
http://ocgs.homestead.com

 


 

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"Journey Into Christmas"
at the Bess Streeter Aldrich House

Dec. 3, 4, 10 & 11
2:00-5:00 p.m.

Learn about the author's life and works, and see every room of the historic home decorated for the holidays!  Enjoy complimentary refreshments and browse the gift shop after your tour.  Admission is $5.00 adults, $3.00 children ages 6-12.

204 East F St.
Elmwood, NE  68349

www.BessStreeterAldrich.org

 


 

 

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