Have a happy local holiday

| December 5, 2016

COSHOCTON – Celebrate the holidays with these local events!

Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol

Coshocton Footlight Players present “Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol” on Dec. 9, 10, 16, 17 at 8 p.m. Box office is now open and tickets are available. Call Monday through Thursday from 7 – 9 p.m. and 2 – 4 p.m. on performance dates. Contact: 740-622-2959 or online at footlightplayers.com.

Roscoe Village Christmas Candlelightings

Dec. 10 & 17, Roscoe Village Main Stage, 6 p.m. During the afternoon, guests may enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride, visit with Santa, strolling carolers, complimentary hot-mulled cider and cookies, and many other holiday festivities. In the evening, Roscoe Village celebrates the holiday season with its Christmas Candlelighting Ceremony. Experience the tradition of the Christmas tree lighting and the lighting of each individual candle as everyone softly sings the first verse of “Silent Night.” Admission and parking are free. Activities vary for each Candlelighting.

A Roscoe Christmas Tour

Roscoe Village will offer A Roscoe Christmas tour during each Candlelighting. Christmas cards, toys, treats, “visions of sugarplums” and letters to Santa – learn how these holiday traditions were practiced in the 1830s. Saturday Tour Times: 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m. & 3 p.m. Sunday Tour Times: 1 p.m.

Tour Cost:  $9.95 Adults / $4.95 Students. A special candlelit evening tour will be available at 7 p.m.  Reservations for the evening tour must be made in advance. Contact the Roscoe Village Visitor Center at 740-622-7644/800-877-1830.


Cookie and Candy Sale

Isleta United Methodist Church will have its 11th annual “Christmas Cookie and Candy” sale in the church basement on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 8 – 11 a.m. There will be hundreds of delicious holiday cookies and candies to choose from, and you can make up your own assortment of favorites. Price is $6.50 per pound. Isleta UMC is located at 58608 CR 9, Newcomerstown.


Jan Smith Christmas Concert

First Baptist Church of Coshocton is hosting a concert of Christmas music with special guest Jan Smith. This concert is open to the public and will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 11. First Baptist is located at 615 Chestnut St., Coshocton. Call the church at 740-622-0300. An offering will be received to support Smith.

Polar Express

The Polar Express will be making its return to the Coshocton library on Tuesday, Dec. 13 from 5:30 – 8 p.m. Please register your child for this event. Proper attire is pajamas. For children age 3 to 8. Santa will also be in the Children’s Room at that time for photos. Registration not required to see Santa.

Holiday Chi and Tea

Take a break from the holiday stress and relax at the Holiday Chi and Tea on Dec. 15 at the Coshocton Public Library from noon to 2 p.m. After class, brew some tea and talk with friends.

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I started my journalism career in 2002 with a daily newspaper chain. After various stops with them, I am happy to be back home! I graduated from Coshocton High School in 1998 and received a Bachelor of Arts in Communication in 2002 from Walsh University. I also earned several awards while working for daily papers, including being honored by Coshocton County’s veterans for the stories I wrote about them. I am honored and ready to once again shine a positive light on Coshocton County. I also am the proud mother of a little girl named Sophia!

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