Friday, November 30, 2007

Macungie Holiday

Macungie to hold annual Macungie Holiday
Event will showcase Macungie Main Street and Parks
21 Locust Street – Macungie, PA 18062

Contact: Michael Schlossberg

Annual festival to be held once again

Macungie, PA (November 30) – Mike Schlossberg, Macungie Business Revitalization Coordinator, has announced that the Macungie Holiday will be held once again this year. “The Holiday is a great way to promote the outstanding merchants of Main Street Macungie, as well as the Borough’s civic spirit, parks system and cultural assets,” said Schlossberg. “It is a great way for families to celebrate the holidays.” The Holiday is a joint activity that is organized by the Macungie Institute, Borough of Macungie, Macungie Business Revitalization Program, Macungie 150th Anniversary Committee, Macungie Business Owners Association and many more.

A series of events will be held throughout the day, including:
· Free Trolley and Mini Bus rides throughout the borough.
· Horse-drawn wagon rides through the Macungie Memorial park.
· Holiday crafts and vendors show at the Macungie Institute.
· “Candyland Station” display at the Macungie Flower Park.
· Breakfast with Santa at the Grace Lutheran Church.
· Decorated Santa hats and a party with Santa at the Macungie Fire Department.
· Free coffee, tea, chocolate and cookies, as well as free Christmas ornaments for children to make and Nativity Scenes from around the world at the Macungie Baptist Church.
· Homemade chili, baked goods & beverages at the Macungie Institute (sponsored by Solomon’s UCC)
· Open house with the Macungie Historical Society.
· Decorative Hand Made Tile show and Sale featuring the work of Ann Bartges (226 E. Main Street)
· Artisan display and sale at 20 W. Main Street.
· Gingerbread display and face painting at Kalmbach Memorial Park.
· Refreshments, snacks, a light lunch and vendors will be at the Macungie Rod & Gun Club.
· The Boy Scouts will showcase their totem pole project & historic trains display at the Macungie Institute.

There will also be a borough-wide scavenger hunt with prizes (for both kids and adults). Over twenty stores and organizations are participating in the event. Furthermore, numerous stores throughout the Borough will feature special sales, promotions and giveaways.

Opening ceremonies (including a special ringing of the Town Clock chimes), will be held on Saturday, December 8, 9:00 AM at the Macungie Institute (510 Main Street, Macungie).

Media coverage is strongly encouraged.

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