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Friday 06 December 2019, 05:00pm - 08:00pm
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Contact Sterling Main Street

Downtown Christmas Walk

Friday, December 6, 2019 – 5 PM til Late!

TIMELINE OF ACTIVITIES

5:00 PM – Festivities begin with businesses open late throughout the downtown and music fills the streets courtesy of 3D Sound

5:00 PM – COOKIE WALK; CHILI SUPPER; CRAFT VENDORS AND MORE AT THE BIG RED CHURCH

5:30 PM – STERLING-ROCK FALLS FAMILY YMCA SANTA DASH
Join us for our first annual Santa Dash for children ages 3-15.  The dash is a fun run of 1 block (Grummert’s Hardware to the Sterling Theater).  This is a FREE event, but onsite sign up is required prior to the dash.  Check in begins at 5 PM on the parking lot by Papa Murphy’s/Edward Jones at the corner of Locust & E. 5th Street.  The Dash begins at 5:30 PM for 4 age categories:  3-5, 6-8, 9-11, 12-5.  Prizes will be awarded in each category.  See FLIER for additional detail.

6:00 PM – TREE LIGHTING
Watch as Santa arrives and we have the official tree lighting at the Library Plaza Christmas Tree, and watch as the theater lights change over for the holidays!  Carolers from Sterling’s Washington School will perform

6:00-8:00 SANTA’S WORKSHOP Located on 4th Street between 1st Avenue & Locust (Alongside the Sterling Theater)
• Area non-profits and service groups will provide a wide variety of children’s activities and games. FREE!
• Visit with Santa & Mrs. Claus (Santa arrives at 6:15 PM, immediately following the tree lighting)

8:00 PM – FIREWORKS
Turn your eyes to the sky as we light them up with a Holiday Fireworks Display to end the evening.

Location 4th Street
United Way of Whiteside County