MIDDLEPORT — The Middleport Community Association will host their annual Christmas Celebration on Saturday, Dec. 1.
The day’s events will kickoff with a Christmas Market held in the Riverbend Arts Council building beginning at 10 a.m., and conclude with the parade at 4:30 p.m.
The “Christmas Village” Christmas market will run from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and feature a variety of vendors. The Riverbend Arts Council building is located at 290 North Second Avenue in Middleport. Spaces are still available for vendors who are interested in setting up. The community association will also sell concessions at the market.
Carriage rides will once again be provided free of charge to the public. Rides will run from 2-4:15 p.m., leaving from the old Peoples Bank parking lot.
The community choir will perform beginning at 3 p.m. in Farmers Bank Park, with the Middleport Ministerial Association conducting the tree lighting ceremony.
The community band will play from 4-4:30 p.m. in the old Peoples Bank parking lot.
Line-up for the parade will begin at 4 p.m. at Dairy Queen on the east end of Middleport, with the parade beginning at 4:30 p.m.
Immediately following the parade, Santa will visit at the Arts Council building.
For information on setting up a table at the market or participating in the parade, contact Debbie Gerlach at (740) 992-5877.