The 13th annual Christmas Cantata in Mt. Morris will be Sunday, December 3rd at Trinity Lutheran Church on Brayton Road at 3PM. This event is bringing together voices from all over Ogle county to make a joyful noise. Proceeds from the good will offering supports local pantries in the area with refreshments following (Note from Lynne: I made cookies so avoid the oatmeal/cranberry!)
The Old Sandstone Gallery Holiday Art Show is new this year...featuring wooden holiday themed objects. Hours are from 3-7 p.m., December 2nd as part of Christmas on the Square. The Encore group is a newly founded group to support Mt. Morris growth in many ways, including the arts.
The Mt. Morris Senior Center offers a fabulous breakfast as their part of Christmas on the Square from 8:30 to 11 AM. It is a real country Christmas breakfast and a fortifying start to a busy day in the village.
Pinecrest Manor holds an annual Open House during Christmas on the Square from 2:30 until 4 p.m. with a craft fair and a to-die-for bake sale. The proceeds go to the Good Samaritan Fund. And Santa fits in here somewhere...Never know when or where that big guy is going to turn up.
A sprinkle of snow and our old home town will look picture perfect for Christmas...I think I wrote a poem about it once.. .
Merry Christmas from your old home town and those that still live here...
(Since the blog owner has never seen this lovely event, I asked Lynne to write it up.)