Saturday, December 4
Businesses Open with Christmas in the Country Specials. Those denoted with a * are locations available to pickup a complete schedule, and are participating in a Holiday Basket Drawing. Holiday Baskets will be out to view and all completed forms must be turned in at the Depot by 3:00 p.m. to be eligible. Must visit at least three (3) participating locations and obtain a signature to be eligible for the basket drawings!
*9 a.m. – Noon: Summers Pharmacy (Discount drawings, refreshments) 121 W. 4th St.
*9 a.m. – Noon: DownDog Fitness (athletic apparel, gift cards, etc. available) 105 E. 4th St.
*7 a.m. – 11 a.m.: 4th Street Fika 103 E. 4th St.
*9 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Rural Roots Salon & Boutique (lots of specials) 111 W. 4th St.
*9 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Petal’s West Florist (coffee, juice, snacks) 412 N. Hickory St. Featuring Christmas decorations, seasonal décor, plants and fresh arrangements
*9 a.m. – 2 p.m.: 3 Wishes (handcrafted gifts, art, live music) 109 W. 4th St.
*9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Grey and Kae Boutique (hot cocoa, cappuccinos, candy, unique and trendy women’s apparel) 117 W. 4th St.
11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Cork and Keg (serving a hot alcoholic beverage, as well as a non-alcoholic option
from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.) 401 N. Poplar St.
8 a.m. – Noon: Appleton City Library Open House 105 W. 4th St.
*9 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.: ACLR Depot Craft Show at the Depot 301 N. Walnut
Featuring: Tom Holt’s Custom Woodwork, The Wood Cutter from Raymore, Sister’ Candy Shoppe, Margie’s Rag Rugs, Mary Miller’s Sunshine Bakery, Jina’s Junque, Linda’s Cookies and Crafts – sugar cookies by the dozen, wooden ornaments, yarn trees, gnomes, recycled salt/pepper shakers; Michelle Berry’s afghans, scarves, etc.., Landmarks’ 150th Books & more!
9 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.: 5th Annual Appleton City PTO Holiday Shopping Extravaganza Appleton City Elem Gym
*9 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Appleton City Elementary – Scholastic Book Fair – supporting our children! School Library
1 – 3:00 p.m.: Santa’s Workshop (Park Building in Forest Park) Open! Santa will be taking pictures and have a goody bag ready for each child! FREE PICTURES, treats and hot cocoa provided! *Please note – you may take pictures on your own devices with Santa! Sponsored by AC Park Board
1 – 4:00 p.m. First Baptist Church’s presentation of the Live Nativity 303 5th St.
3:15 p.m.: Candy Cane Hunt with The Grinch – pictures available after the hunt Forest Park
Children ages 0-12 will be separated into age divisions – Sponsored by Ellett Memorial Hospital
4:00 p.m.: Annual Appleton City Christmas Parade Lineup at Forest Park/Judging at 4:15 p.m.
4:00: – 4:35 p.m.: Christmas Parade (theme – ‘A Whoville Christmas’) begin and end at Forest Park Main Street
4:50 p.m.: Lighting of the “City’s Christmas Tree in Forest Park” Forest Park
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Hudson Hustler’s 4-H Club – Baked Potato Bar AC School Cafeteria
Enjoy a delicious loaded baked potato served by the local 4-H club in the cafeteria! $7/potato, includes dessert and drink. Pre-orders and deliveries available.