Local merchants plan Christmas open house this Sunday afternoon


By Shelia Tomkins

Guttenberg merchants will kick-off the holiday season with their traditional open house on Sunday, Dec. 1. For details on Christmas specials and store hours, see Section B of this week's issue.

Santa arrives at noon

Santa will arrive at the Guttenberg Municipal Building on a fire truck at 12:00 noon. He will be available to listen to holiday wishes from youngsters until 4:00 p.m. 

Workshop fun for youngsters

Youngsters are invited to take part in Santa's Workshop from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. at the Guttenberg Municipal Building. Youngsters and their families are welcome to stop by before, during and after shopping around town. The workshop is sponsored by the Guttenberg Creativity Center. It will offer "make and take" projects, along with the opportunity to make holiday pottery, featuring more than 30 different ornaments to paint or create. 

There will also be plenty of holiday cookies for youngsters to decorate and eat.

Many businesses will be offering special discounts and door prizes, along with refreshments. G&G Living Centers will sponsor its annual  Holiday Extravaganza in the upper auditorium at the Guttenberg Municipal Building.

The Sunday event is coordinated by Guttenberg Development & Tourism.

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