Neighborhood Holiday Festivities, Sat. Dec 10, 12:30-9PM

27 Nov

HOLIDAY PARTY NEWS!! On Saturday, Dec. 10, beginning at 12:30pm, take a free tour the beautiful historic Hope Lutheran Church (500 Hickory) decorated and sparkling for Christmas. The 1902 Gothic Revival structure boasts rich woodwork, stunning Gothic tracery cathedral windows and a 13-rank, 910-pipe Kilgen organ. The church also houses The Hope Community Art Center offering classes in painting, vocal harmony, pottery, theater arts, ceramics and stained glass.

Bring the kids! At 1:30pm, free children’s activities begin–ornament making and general merriment, with treats, and a visit from Santa at 2:30pm. A professional photographer will be there to take photos.

At 6pm, The Historic South Park Hot Toddy Party begins ($5 for food & drink). Warm up with a hot toddy and buttered biscuit while you mingle with your neighbors and browse our raffle gift baskets. Next, enjoy a seasonal ale or cider and a hearty entree. Enter your name to be a contestant in Family Feud-Holiday South Park Edition.  (Name something you’d find in a South Park alley. Survey Says: ). Tuxedo-clad Oden Cross is our MC, and you may win a prize. Finish with champagne and Christmas cookies and see if you’ve got the lucky ticket for one of our gift baskets. We’ll play Family Feud beginning at about 7pm   At the end of the evening, we’ll raffle off 6 lovely gift baskets  ($1 per raffle ticket which you can purchase throughout the evening).

Come and enjoy the beauty and hospitality of Hope Lutheran Church, a neighborhood gem!