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Palmetto’s Christmas in the Park
Date: December 1, 2012Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
515 10th Ave
Palmetto, FL 34221
Start your holiday festivities with an old-fashioned Christmas at Palmetto Historical Park and Manatee County Agricultural Museum. On November 30th and December 1st from 5:00 – 9:00 pm, this free event offers something for everyone! Enjoy creatively decorated buildings, vintage toy exhibits, kids’ crafts, entertainment and of course, Santa! Featured activities include letters to Santa, contests for prizes, letters to soldiers, birdfeeders with FFA, recipes to collect in each of the park buildings, and a “Memory Tree” in the Military Museum. Santa will be arriving by fire truck at 6:00. Bring your own camera for a photo with Santa. Food vendors on the premises include Demetrio’s Pizza, Word of Mouth BBQ, and Snack It To Me. Alex’s Lemonade Stand will be raising funds for children’s cancer research and the Sweet Shop will raise funds for family programming. In the spirit of Christmas, help needy families by bringing canned goods for First United Methodist Church of Palmetto’s food pantry and drop them off at park entrances. The park is located at 515 10th Avenue West, Palmetto. For more information, call 721-2034.
This event is sponsored by R.B. Chips Shore, Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court, Palmetto Historical Commission, Manatee County Agricultural Museum, Inc., & the City of Palmetto.