‘Christmas in Dushore’ Will Offer a Full Day of Holiday Fun

A Christmas Tree Fest will serve as a backdrop for vendors at St. Basil’s Hall in Dushore – one of many activities that will include an appearance by Santa Claus during the Parade of Lights on Dec. 10.

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Christmas in Dushore will return on Saturday, Dec. 10. This annual town-wide festival will feature holiday activities from morning till night.

The day includes plenty of family-friendly festivities like the annual Tree Fest, a cookie walk, a scavenger hunt, and more. Santa will make special appearances at Pam’s Restaurant and Hometown Soul Artisan Shoppe. It all leads up to the annual tree lighting and Christmas parade in the evening.

Christmas in Dushore is a wonderful way to explore our beautiful town and celebrate the holiday season,” said Laurie Cimino, co-chair of the event. “It’s really nice to see groups of people and families walking around and spending time together.”

Christmas in Dushore is also the perfect time to wrap up your holiday shopping. St. Basil’s Hall and Pealer Hall will be showcasing several local vendors. Downtown shops and businesses will offer holiday specials and one-of-a-kind gifts.

The whole town looks forward to this event every year,” said event co-chair Emma Yonkin. “Everyone is always smiling and in a great holiday spirit.”

Christmas in Dushore will include over a dozen events. The full schedule is as follows:

8am – 11pm Breakfast with Santa at Pam’s Restaurant

9am – Time TBD Gingerbread houses and holiday activities at Redeemer Bible Church

9am – 11am Ice carving demonstration

9am – 5pm Tree Fest and vendors at St. Basil’s Hall

10am – sold out Cookie walk at Dushore Fire Hall

10am – 3pm Scavenger hunt begins at Pealer Hall

10am – 3pm Pop-up shops at Pealer Hall

12pm – 2pm Open house and Santa at Hometown Soul Artisan Shoppe

12pm – 6pm Food vendors on Main Street

1pm Ugly sweater contest at St. Basil’s Hall

5:30pm Tree lighting and caroling on Main Street

6pm Parade of Lights through downtown Dushore

All afternoon Adult hot chocolate at Iron Horse Saloon

All day Book sale, art display, treats, crafts, and story walk at Sullivan County Library

All day Basket raffle at Pealer Hall

Time TBD Ornament roll on Julia Street

Christmas in Dushore is organized by the Dushore Area Business Association (DABA). DABA promotes business and community interests in Dushore and the surrounding area by sponsoring quality activities and events and highlighting local businesses. Their membership includes over 50 members ranging from multi-employee establishments to nonprofit organizations to sole-proprietors. To learn more about DABA, visit dushore.com or follow them on Facebook @DushoreABA.

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