Alta Hometown Christmas rescheduled

Friday, December 7, 2018

Alta’s Hometown Christmas, originally scheduled for Sunday, December 2, was postponed due to last weekend’s storm. It will now be held Sunday, December 9. See the schedule below to find a variety of fun activities to get your family into the Christmas spirit! The Christmas light decorating contest categories this year are “elegant” and “creative.” Winners will be announced at 4:15. Anyone in Alta who decorated their house was automatically entered.

Get into the Christmas spirit with the event schedule.

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.: Fireman’s Soup Luncheon at the Fire Station

12 - 12:30 p.m.: Free Christmas Cookie/Candy Exchange at White House 220 Cupcakery (pre-registration required)

12:30 - 4:30 p.m.: Walk through Nativity scenes at the United Methodist Church (restrooms available)

1 - 3 p.m.: Alta Community Library Tour of Trees

1 p.m.: Craft beer exchange at White House 220

1 - 4 p.m.: Open houses at participating businesses; Craft/vendor fair at Scooter’s

2 p.m.: Santa arrives at the Alta Community Library

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.: Make N Take Reindeer Cupcake at White House 220

2:00 - 4:00 p.m.: Horse-drawn wagon rides available (weather permitting.) Sponsored by Alta Community Chamber

3 p.m.: Christian Christmas Concert / Prodigal Sons at Welcov; Dance performance by the Alta-Aurelia Drill Team at Roxy Theater

4:15 p.m.: Prize giveaway at Roxy Theater. Winners of Christmas light decorating contest announcement.

5 - 7 p.m.: Free chili and chili cook off at St. Paul Lutheran Church

5 p.m.: Christmas tree lighting, followed by cider and coffee at Buffalo Ridge

The following Alta businesses are participating in this year’s Hometown Christmas:

• Abel Acres

• Alta Community Library

• Aronson Plumbing & Heating

• Buffalo Ridge Cafe

• Bunjes Landscaping

• Casey’s

• The Country Store

• Fresh Cream Market

• Greene Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning

• MARK Boutique

• The Olive Branch

• Parcel Landscaping

• PeopleWorks

• Peterson Jewelry

• Power Solutions

• Real Estate Specialists

• Scooter’s

• Welcov

• White House 220 Cupcakery