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Newberry Merry Christmas Ornament Decorating Contest! Silent Auction now taking place at the Tahquamenon Public Library. Ornaments will be moved to the American Legion on Tuesday and the Silent Auction will end at the Newberry Merry Christmas event on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at The American Legion (5-7:30).
Christmas Light Decorating Contest! Dust off those lights and outdoor decorations and start decorating your home or business for Newberry's Light Up Luce County. A generous, anonymous donor wants to make sure Santa can find his way to Luce County, and is sponsoring this event. There are 2 categories: Home and Business with cash prizes as follows: Business: $150, Homes: 1st Place- $150; 2nd Place-$125; 3rd Place-$75. Any Home or Business in Luce County can enter. To enter you MUST contact the Newberry Chamber with the following information by 4pm on Friday, Dec. 13: Name, address (and directions if not in town), phone number and times your lights go on and off. You can email or call the Chamber Office at 906-293-5562 or firstname.lastname@example.org Judging will take place on Tuesday evening, December 17. Winners will be announced in the Tuesday, December 24 edition of the Newberry News. Start your decorating!
4th Annual Christmas Light Show, County Road 399 (S. Airport Road), Newberry, December 1-31. Show times Sunday-Thursday 6pm-10pm; Friday- Saturday 6pm-11pm. Enjoy the lights and music from the warmth of your car by tuning your radio to FM 88.3 while watching the show. Check out their Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/Newberry/ChristmasLights.
Wednesday, December 4
Newberry Merry Christmas, 5-7:30, Newberry American Legion, M123. Ring in the Holidays with the official Tree Lighting, caroling, music and a visit with Santa! Free Holiday Dinner, 5:30-7:00pm! One free picture with Santa, and if desired, pictures available for ordering from Kay's Photography. The Christmas Ornament Decoration Contest winning entries will be displayed too. For more information call 906-293-3729,
Ladies Night at Fosters Ace Hardware, M123 Newberry, 5-7pm. Champagne Punch and Appetizers and 20% off storewide (some exclusions).
Saturday, December 7
Zellar's Christmas Celebration Craft and Vendor Show, 10am-3pm, Zellar's Village Inn. Including Pampered Chef, Scentsy, Posh, hand made jewelry, hand-painted ornaments, Thirty-One Gifts and Linda R. Maki-Griffis-Local Children's Book Author. Come on out and get some excellent Christmas gifts at great prices!
Sunday, December 8
Grand Opening of "Journey Stories", traveling Smithsonian Exhibit, 2pm at Erickson Center for the Arts, Curtis. Journey Stories explores individual stories that illustrate the critical roles travel and movement have played in building our diverse American Society. The exhibit runs Nov. 25-January 24, during Erickson Center office hours and special events. Admission is Free. Grand Opening Fireside Chat with MSU Professor Anna Pegler-Gordon will discuss immigration. Refreshments served. For more information call 906-586-9974.
Monday, December 9
The Spirit of Harriet Tubman, 7pm, Erickson Center for the Arts. Presented by Leslie McCurdy, using Harriet's own words to tell the story of her life from earliest experiences as a slave through her work on the underground railroad. Adult tickets $15, students are free when accompanied by an adult. For more information call 906-586-9974.
Thursday, December 12
Business After Hours, 5-7pm at Erickson Center for the Arts, Curtis, featuring Journey Stories, a traveling Smithsonian Exhibit. Come out and network, meet new members and visit another great member of the Newberry Chamber.
Saturday, December 14
North Country Trail Hike. Sponsored by The Hiawatha Shore to Shore Chapter of The North Country Trail. Call 989-350-2826 or email email@example.com for more information.
Sunday, December 15
Local Journey Stories Fireside Chat. 2pm at Erickson Center for the Arts, Curtis. Journey Stories explores individual stories that illustrate the critical rols travel and movement have played in building our diverse American society. Free admission. Refreshments served. For more information call 906-586-9974.
Wednesday, December 18
Journey To Bethlehem, Live Nativity, 5-7pm at Garfield Township Hall and Mill Pond Park, M117, Engadine. Come travel back in time and walk to Bethlehem to experience the birth of Jesus in a fresh way. Groups will leave every 20 minutes; reservations recommended but not required. Call Susan at 906-477-6766 for more information or to reserve your journey time. Sponsored by area churches.