Rain or shine, Ramona’s Christmas Tree Lighting is a go

A little rain won’t stop Ramona Chamber of Commerce from staging its 21st annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Saturday.

The outdoor festivities will be in Collier Park, 626 E St., from 4 to 8 p.m.

Most of the activities will be covered either by the gazebo or canopies, said chamber director Hans Hemkes, event chair. Santa will have all the protection he needs so he can hear the children’s Christmas wishes.

Youngsters will be decorating Christmas cookies at the Ramona Christmas Tree Lighting on Saturday. Sentinel file photo

Two snow machines, a Kids Crafts and Cookie Painting Zone, face painting, food, vendors, photos with Santa, the town Christmas tree lighting, and music and entertainment are on the roster.

Admission is free and everyone is welcome.

Come hungry. Food vendors will be offering everything from Mexican food and macaroni and cheese to holiday pies and eggnog.

Hemkes, owner of Ramona Martial Arts, will give youngsters an opportunity to learn how to break boards. The lessons will be supervised, he promises parents.

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Posted by Maureen Robertson on Dec 6 2013. Filed under Country Living, Event Calendar, Featured Story, News, Ramona. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

2 Comments for “Rain or shine, Ramona’s Christmas Tree Lighting is a go”

  1. bahhumbug

    …and it's canceled…. rain or shine my butt

  2. Wilson

    Poor kids, they have been waiting all year to see Santa! Bah Humbug!

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