Tonkawa celebration Thursday evening
Ponca City Now - December 3, 2014 9:05 am
TONKAWA — The annual Olde Tyme Christmas celebration will be Thursday, Dec. 4.
If your organization or business would be willing to participate in the parade, please contact the Chamber office at 628-2220.
Activities include children’s crafts, dining at local restaurants, lighting of the tree, parade, Christmas pictures and more. The McCarter Museum will also be open.
From 5:15 to 6:15 p.m., children’s make and take crafts will be offered at 102 West Grand, Tonkawa. Donations will be accepted for the Tonkawa Arts and Humanities Council. Ochoa’s and Mary’s will have $5 specials and snow globe pictures will be taken at Heart in the Park for $5 each.
At 6 p.m., the Christian Life Church handbells will play at 105 East Grand.
The community will gather at 6:30 p.m. for the Christmas tree lightin and downtown decorations. The elementary school Honor Choir will perform.
The Christmas parade starts at 7 p.m. Pictures with Santa will be taken at the Depot Caboose for $5. The elementary schoolchildren will sing at the gazebo and horsedrawn carriage rides will be offered.
At 8 p.m., the Tonkawa High School Band and Choir Concert will be held at the new event center at the high school.