Santa’s Workshop at the Community Center 

Wednesday, November 22
4:30-7:30 p.m. 

Lighting Ceremony 5:55 p.m. 
Community Center 233 W. Main St.

Make-n-Take Crafts • Holiday Movie
Refreshments • Christmas Shopping

Start your downtown celebration at the Community Center with free holiday activities for the kids. There will be crafts, refreshments and a holiday movie. Donate a new or gently used bear and enter a drawing to win a giant elf bear. Kids can shop for inexpensive holiday gifts for $5 or less at the North Pole Stop-n-Shop while Mom and Dad shop for hand-crafted items at Candy Cane Lane. Don’t miss the light display on the Community Center roof. The Lighting Ceremony is at 5:55 p.m.

Community Center Craft Collections

Saturday, November 25
11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Community Center, 233 W. Main St.The Downtown Development District will sponsor the Holly Trolley Shopping Day, November 25 11:00 am-5:00 pm. Downtown shopping will be made easier on this day with free trolley rides along the route. In conjunction with the Holly Trolley, the Community Center will host a craft show. Kids 14 and under can come in and make Christmas ornaments and decorate Christmas cookies from 12:30-3:30 pm. You can also warm up with some great cuisine provided by some of Fort Wayne’s food trucks which will be in our parking lot.

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Book Sale

January 9-11
March 6-8

Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

Donations of hardback books, paperback books and DVD’s will be accepted through the Wednesday before the sale. Book sales are open to the public.


Winter Carnival
A “Winterval” Event
Saturday, January 27, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

Beat the winter blahs by bringing the whole family out for snow crafts and activities, ice carving demonstrations and yummy treats to warm you inside and out. Be sure to check out the new Arctic Inflatables! For example, a 30 ft. inflatable snowman bounce house!! It’s all FREE! Go to and click on the Winter Carnival link to check out the latest schedule of Winterval events.

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