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First Weekend Of December Events

Many events are planned in the Mother Lode for the last month of 2016, this weekend several events are for kids and those who are young at heart.

First thing Friday morning wake up bright and early and join us in raising money in our On-Air Cash Drive for Interfaith. Until noon, anyone can call in and even challenge other businesses and neighbors to help out with this cause, all the details are here.

Tomorrow evening will be the Winter Wonderland Parade in Twain Harte. All the festivities and the parade route are detailed in the KVML Newsmaker of the day interview story here.

Also tomorrow evening in Jamestown, Railtown 1897 3rd Annual Polar Express begins. Utilizing a festive locomotive decked out to reflect Christmas magic and headed to the North Pole, the staff and volunteers go to great lengths to re-create the holiday experience depicted in the classic children’s book of the same name by Chris Van Allsburg. Ticket Details are here.

Columbia College Community Chorus will perform at a Holiday Concert on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Details on the times and more are in the event listing.

Also on Friday don’t forget Columbia’s Lamplight tours, or the YES Partnership Annual Holiday Luncheon, also detailed in a news story here.

The Summerville Parent Nursery School Christmas Shop is open at the Willow Springs clubhouse on Friday from 4pm to 7pm and Saturday 9am to 2pm. Children 12 and under may shop with the help of an elf, choosing from hundreds of hand made crafts at low prices (nothing over $5) and leave with wrapped surprises for the holidays. The event also features a large selection of handcrafted items for adults, a bake shop with home made treats, holiday drinks and a silent auction. Their event listing is here.

On Saturday enjoy the Sierra Waldorf School Elves’ Faire at the Waldorf school. The Faire is free to attend and will feature live music, dipping a candle, a cake walk, more information is in the event listing here.

Saturday afternoon catch Santa landing in a helicopter at the Standard Ball Park. The annual event will conclude the Clarke Broadcasting Cash Drive for Interfaith and wrap up our coat drive as well. Details are here.

Also Saturday is the Tea, Boutique and Basket Drawing put on by the AAUW at the Faith Hall at Church of the 49ers in Columbia. The event also involves a tour of four decorated homes in Sonora and Columbia. Details are here.

A list of all the Saturday events are in our community event calender here.

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