‘It’s a Sugar Grove Christmas’

The 2018 Sugar Grove Christmas will be held Friday, Dec. 14.

Santa will bring “It’s A Sugar Grove Christmas” back this year from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14.

AMVETS Post 50 will have Santa delivered to the Borough Park by Sugar Grove Volunteer Fire Department at 5 p.m., assisted by AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Costume Characters — serving hot dogs in the park.

Presbyterian Church will be lit with Christmas decorations inside the church along with winter hats and mittens hanging on the fence for anyone that is cold.

Kwik Fill, Sugar Grove Beer Bank, Grant Lumber, Schuylers will host cookies, refreshments and hot chocolate; McKinney Funeral Home will have a memory tree for those that have lost a loved one to sign and decorate the tree. The OutPost will be filling the streets with the smell of its popcorn creation and the living window; New Beginnings has a drawing for a free gift card; Sugar Grove Library hosts Usborne Book Fair and snacks; or stop by the Sugar Grove Volunteer Fire Department to do children’s crafts and have a bowl of chili. On your way to the fire department, stop at the Sugar Grove Laundromat to pick a prize for your child from the “Gift Tree.”

United Methodist Church at the triangle will be entertained with live wood-carvers and snacks while being lit up with its luminary sidewalk.

At the Town and Country, you can have your face painted after stopping in at the Bucket to send your letter to Santa.

Back by popular demand is the Bill Gourley Memorial Hayride, supervised by Brian Gourley, stationed in front of the Sugar Grove Borough building.

Wilcox Brothers will be abuzz with a special drawing, eggnog and hot spiced tea; the Barbershop Quartet is performing from 6 to 6:30 p.m.; the Enchanted Fairy Troop will be in costume inside from 5 to 6 p.m.; Catering Plus will be decorating holiday Christmas cookies; Bear Lake Church will host refreshments on the side deck; and Paul Tutmaher will have his handmade wood creations available in the store.

The grand finale will feature Gibson fireworks at 6:45 p.m., made possible by community merchants and organizers.