Christmas Open House Weekend

November 15, 2019
10:00am - 5:00pm

santa photoShopkeepers offer refreshments and cheer, as they present their finest in holiday merchandise during Christmas Open House Weekend, November 15-16. Ascension Borgess-Lee Hospital and the Chamber are proud to host the Dowagiac Christmas Celebration. Enjoy the relaxed pace of holiday shopping, the way it used to be, as this favorite two-day event opens on Friday.

Yuletide classics trumpet the crisp air, welcoming families to holiday activities held downtown on Open House Saturday from 10 to 2 p.m. A true-to-life Old-World Santa greets children within the elegant indoor setting of Wood Fire Italian Trattoria, while our European-styled Mrs. Claus strolls the downtown.  Enjoy the warm surroundings of the Pompeii Room, where children receive a gift from St. Nick.

Enjoy vocal, instrumental and dance performances at Beckwith Park, tour our grand city by horse-drawn carriage and meet local artisans, when you visit the Theta Mu Sorority Craft Show, held at Dowagiac Middle School from 9 to 3 p.m.   For more information call (269) 782.8212.

 

 

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