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Christmas on Hoover Farm
Dec. 2, 2012 - Dec. 2, 2012
Event Time: 1 PM - 4 PM
Features holiday décor throughout the Hoover family home; Santa and Mrs. Claus; live music; refreshments; Christmas caroling through Hoover Park on horse-drawn wagon; small fee for wagon ride.
Sponsored by Walsh University, "Christmas on Hoover Farm" will be held at the Hoover Historical Center on Sunday, December 2, from 1-4 p.m. There is no admission fee to attend.
Student volunteers and staff from two areas on campus, Walsh Habitat for Humanity Student Organization and Campus Ministry will be decorating trees for the museum this year. Student will be donating their tree and décor to Habitat for Humanity's ReStore for auction. Additional community service groups decorating are: The Herb Society at the Hoover Historical Center; students from GlenOak Key Club, Hoover High National Honor Society, Center volunteers and The Junior League of Stark County, Ohio, Inc. The Junior League will be donating their Christmas decorations of equestrian-theme to Solid Rock Therapeutic Center. Additional Center volunteers, Debbie Graham of Uniontown and Carmella Wey of Canton, will decorate the entry foyer and staircase are.
Santa and Mrs. Claus will be available throughout the afternoon to greet children of all ages. Center staff will be on hand to take family photos with the family camera while harpist Francesca Indorf of North Canton will delight all with Christmas melodies.
North Canton Girl Scouts will provide gingerbread houses which will be displayed throughout and raffle tickets sold. An additional free raffle will be held for a Center t-shirt. Volunteers will be available to assist with purchases from the Gift Shoppe.
Ladies in vintage attire will bake cookies in an old-fashioned stove. These volunteers and those assisting guests throughout the afternoon were scheduled through volunteer coordinator Marlene Senter of North Canton.
Homemade cookies and hot chocolate provided by a refreshment committee of bakers and hostesses chaired by Nancy Tyburski of North Canton.
Tickets will be sold at $3 per person for Christmas caroling through Hoover Park on a horse-drawn wagon. Rides are available till 4 p.m., and ticket sales will subside earlier, determined by attendance.
Mike Haines of Louisville serves as parking chairman, securing volunteers to assist with parking.
The Center is located at 1875 East Maple Street in North Canton inside Walsh University's Hoover Park and across the street from the University's main campus. For more information, phone 330-499-0287 or email email@example.com.View All Events