The 'Spirit of Christmas' is Here!
The 24th annual Spirit of Christmas tree lighting- one of the communitys most popular events-rings in Greshams holiday season with a free, family-friendly program. From phone calls to the North Pole, cookie decorating, crafts, and business open houses, family fun is planned from 2-4pm in Historic Downtown before the tree lighting event.
Heres a quick rundown of the days events:
2-4pm Downtown business holiday activities and treats for youth; open houses.
4:30pm Join Santas Parade to the Arts Plaza. Meet at 4:15pm at the Gresham History Museum, 410 N Main Ave.
5pm Music, refreshments and activities on the Arts Plaza.
6pm Dont miss it! Help Santa countdown and light the Christmas tree.
For a complete list of all the businesses activities for the day, visit www.exploregresham.com or contact Shannon Chisom at 503-750-3785.
Also, Gresham Ford will be there with a van to drop off donations for the Fill-A-Bag food drive for SnowCap. Help the City and local businesses reach the goal of collecting 500,000 pounds of food by December 31st. Did you know? A pound of food can be purchased for 5 cents; or 20 pounds of food for $1? Bring food or a monetary donation to the Spirit of Christmas and look for the van with Fill-A-Bag on the side. Or you can donate directly at www.snowcap.org. Or you can drop off donations at Riverview Community Bank, Gresham Ford, The Outlook or Stamp Connection.