Christmas in Warrensburgh in works

WARRENSBURG The 19th annual Christmas in Warrensburgh celebration entitled Toyland will be held the weekend of Nov. 30 - Dec. 2. Sponsored by Warrensburgh Beautification, a non-profit organization and committee of the town, this long standing tradition brings the community together during this festive season for spiritual and cultural enrichment. This years theme embodies the true essence of the event, celebrating the child in all of us. This old fashioned holiday celebration has included participants from throughout the Adirondacks and beyond, showcased local and regional talent, and welcomed visitors from throughout the Northeast. Warrensburgh Beautification is looking for crafters and local non-profit organizations who wish to participate and offer an interactive children's activity on Saturday, Dec. 1. The town hall will be transformed into a toyland for children of all ages. They are looking for someone to offer a "Decorate a Gingerbread House" activity, take "Photos with Santa, sell breakfast and lunch food items, baked goods, and tell stories of Christmas past. Please contact Teresa Whalen at 466-5497 if you are interested in participating. On the evening of Nov. 30, follow the sights and sounds of the season at the first ever Festival of Trees Holiday House Tour. All Warrensburgh businesses and organizations are needed to participate. Please contact Warrensburgh Beautification if you are planning something special and would like to have it included in its publicity. Donations are needed toward financing the activities held throughout the weekend. All activities are open to the public and free of charge. Publicity for Christmas in Warrensburgh will be both local and regional in scope. Adirondack Evergreen Wreaths are being sold at 1989 prices prior to the celebration by Warrensburgh Beautification Inc. to decorate for the weekend and the holiday season. Please call for sizes, prices and ordering deadline. The Limited Edition 2007 Christmas in Warrensburgh Tree Ornament may be ordered in advance of their sale during the event. This year's handcrafted ornament has been designed by David and Jean Jacques of Middle Grove, and is a wooden hand turned child's top to commemorate out theme. The top is perfectly balanced and is functional as well as decorative for your holiday tree.

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