Ho Ho Ho Holiday Events in Clinton County IL

xmas cardWhat a festive time it is all around the County! From craft sales to holiday programs to brunch with the Jolly old man himself, there’s a merry array of events to take in—more than we have space for. Here’s a sampling.

The Holiday Bazaar
Saturday, December 5, 2015
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
First United Methodist Church
751 Franklin Street, Carlyle
Look for handmade Christmas crafts and homemade jellies, in addition to a great selection of home-baked holiday cookies. And of course, there will be a quilt raffle!

Christmas Cookie and Craft Sale
Saturday, December 5, 2015
Starting at 8:00 a.m.
St. John’s United Church of Christ
200 North main Street, Breese
This annual event is known for a wide selection of Christmas cookies and homemade crafts. You can also buy raffle tickets here for the church’s holiday raffle.

Munch with Santa
Saturday, December 5, 2015
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
St. Dominic’s Parish Center
493 North Second Street, Breese
Kids get to wear their pj’s for this special morning! They’ll make a Christmas craft, have donuts and watch a holiday movie before Santa arrives. Great photo ops.

Breakfast with Santa
Saturday, December 5, 2015
8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Bretz Wildlife Lodge & Winery
15469 State Route 127, Carlyle
Adults, $9.95; Children 6 and younger, $6.95
Enjoy a special time with Santa and Mrs. Claus as you’re treated to a buffet breakfast that includes scrambled eggs, French toast sticks, bacon, sausage, pastries and more tasty offerings. Reservations are required.

Christmas Program at Clinton County Historical Society
Saturday, December 12, 2015
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Admission is free; reservations are required.
This festive evening takes place in the society’s museum and will include Christmas caroling by the Messiah Lutheran Church, photos with St. Nick, homemade cookies and desserts, and tours of the museum. A highlight will be a reading and history behind the classic poem, Twas the Night Before Christmas.

The Polar Express
Saturday, December 12, 2015
6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Case-Halstead Library
571 Franklin Street, Carlyle
Come dressed in your pajamas to watch the delightful holiday movies. Enjoy hot chocolate, cookies and door prizes too!

As you can see, we love the Holidays here in Clinton County! Come enjoy it with us this year.


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