McKinleyville Christmas Celebration Thursday

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The McKinleyville Shopping Center invites the community to the Christmas Celebration! The annual Christmas Celebration is a kick off to the holiday season in McKinleyville, and is a free, kid friendly event open to the community.
The Celebration will be Thursday, Dec. 6 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the McKinleyville Shopping Center. The event includes Santa Claus coming to town on a fire truck, free activities for the kids, Christmas treats, a coloring contest, special sales, live Christmas music and more. Santa Claus will light a giant Christmas tree on the front lawn, thanks to the McKinlevyille Chamber of Commerce.
Also, as a special addition to this year’s event, shopping center neighbors are joining in the fun. Blake’s Books, across the street from the Shopping Center, will be hosting a special book signing by some of the authors of “LunchBox Envy,” known collectively as The Heirloom Tomatoes of Locally Delicious, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The complete schedule is included below:
5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. – Christmas music by the McKinleyville Community Choir
5 p.m. to 7 p.m.: Free Christmas treats, Shops open late with special sales, balloon animals, face painting and crafts (free for the kids!)
Book Sale by Friends of the Library featuring gift-quality books in their shop at the back of the Shopping Center(by the totem pole).
LunchBox Envy book signing at Blake’s Books
5:30 p.m. – Santa arrives on a fire truck and lights the giant Christmas tree!
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. –Visit with Santa in the old Plaza Design Building. Free for the kids, bring a camera to take a photo of your child with Santa!
The McKinleyville Shopping Center is located at Central Avenue and City Center Roads. All Holiday events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact coordinator Taffy Stockton at (707) 834-6460.


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