The Van Wert County Courthouse

Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022

Mendon sets Town Hall Christmas event

VW independent/submitted information

MENDON — The 17th annual Town Hall Christmas event will be held in this village Friday and Saturday, December 4-5.

This decorated Christmas tree is one of 85 on display at this year's Mendon Town Hall Christmas event. (photo submitted)
This decorated Christmas tree is one of 85 on display at this year’s Mendon Town Hall Christmas event. (photo submitted)

A total of 85 Christmas trees, decorated by area residents, organizations, and businesses will be on display at the Mendon Town Hall. Admission to the tree festival is $1, with children 12 and under admitted free, including refreshments. Hours for the event are 6-9 p.m. Friday and 1-5:30 p.m. Saturday.

A number of related activities are planned for the event, including the following:

Bethlehem Stable – Animals of the Nativity, including camels, sheep, donkeys, can be seen from 5-9 p.m. Friday and 1-4 p.m. Saturday at the Old Mendon Fire House.

Holiday Open House Extravaganza – A number of vendors for Scentsy, Perfectly Posh, Origami Owl and others will be at the Old Mendon Farm Store from 6-9 p.m. Friday and noon-5 p.m. Saturday.

Bake sale and family craft sale – The bake sale will be held at Mendon United Methodist Church from 6-9 p.m. Friday and 1-5:30 p.m. Saturday, while the craft sale will be from 1-5:30 p.m. Saturday only.

Angel, Nativity and Veterans displays – To be held from 6-9 p.m. Friday and 1-5:30 p.m. Saturday at First Church of God in Mendon. Caricature drawings will also be available from 2-4 p.m. Saturday only.

Santa Claus visit – From 1:30-4:30 p.m. Saturday only at the Santa House next to the town hall.

Horse-drawn carriage rides – To be offered from 1:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday across from the town hall.

POSTED: 11/30/15 at 9:07 am. FILED UNDER: News