It’s Christmastime in Osage County and celebrations continue this week with Quenemo’s free Christmas store and events, Osage City’s holiday home tour, and Christmas music at Lyndon and Osage City.
At Quenemo, the free Christmas store is open today, Dec. 8, 2016, until 5 p.m. and will be open 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 7-11 a.m. Saturday. For more information, contact Madeline Carson at 785-759-3453.
On Saturday afternoon, everyone is invited to Quenemo to enjoy some old-fashioned Christmas spirit, greet Santa, who will be coming to town 2-4 p.m., and join in decorating and lighting of the community Christmas tree around 4 p.m. Come one, Come all, enjoy some old fashion Christmas Spirit. Quenemo Pride will serve hot chocolate and cookies.
Osage City Pride Holiday Home Tour
At Osage City on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 11, will be the Osage City Pride Holiday Home Tour, which will run 1:30-4:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 and are available at each home on the tour or at Ramblin’ Rose, 629 Market St., Osage City, which will be open that afternoon 1-5. Proceeds from the tour help to maintain Santa Fe Park in downtown Osage City. The three homes on the tour include:
- Debi Totman, 711 Main St.
- Barb and Keith Thompson, 213 Safford St.
- Diane Michaels, 3585 W. 245th St. (two miles east of the airport on K-31, south on Wanamaker Road one mile to 245th Street.)
Everyone is invited to purchase a ticket and tour the Christmas decorated homes.
Osage City United Methodist Church Annual Music Festival
Osage City United Methodist Church invites everyone to join the congregation for an afternoon of music and fellowship at the annual music festival. This year the festival features Hands of Glory from Ottawa, Mark Nelson, Morning Thunder Praise Band, Jim Seeman, UMC Handbell Choir and others. The festival runs 1:30-3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, and will be at the church at 219 S. Sixth St., Osage City.
Lyndon Community Christmas Choir
The Lyndon Community Christmas Choir is made up of local singers who began rehearsing in October to prepare for their performance at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, at Lyndon Baptist Church, 126 W. 15th St.. The performance is open to all, with the choir singing sacred Christmas songs along with sharing scripture. Cookies and punch will be served afterward.