Community Event: Christmas In Montrose

We’re officially full-swing into the holiday season; Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday & Giving Tuesday have all come and gone and the New Year’s Eve will be here before we know it. Get into the holiday spirit this weekend with Christmas in Montrose in the heart of Susquehanna County.

Founded three years ago, Christmas in Montrose starts this Friday, concludes on Sunday and features over a dozen local events: church bazaars and craft fairs, Holiday Zumba, FREE pictures with Santa, a Christmas Concert Chorale, giant chocolate Santa roll, FREE children’s movies and a Christmas tree lighting ceremony, just to name a few.

Plus, visitors to the town have a chance to win $100 by filling their Passport with stamps from participating businesses around town. Who couldn’t use some extra spending money for the holidays?

You’ll see a few Cabot employees around town participating in events like the Jingle Bell Fun Run. And Cabot is proud to once again sponsor the free pictures with Santa on the community stage from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm. Be sure to stop by and say hello!

You can find more information about the Christmas in Montrose weekend and print your Passport by visiting www.ChristmasInMontrose.com and follow along on the Facebook Page for updates throughout the weekend.

Here’s the full schedule of events:

9:00 am to 4:00 pmChristmas Craft Fair at the Montrose Bible Conference10:00 am to 4:00 pm – Around the World Nativities at Torrey Home, Montrose Bible Conference

5:00 pm – Chocolate Santa Roll at Chocolates by Leopold5:45 pm – Christmas Tree lighting and Dedication Ceremony at the corner of Public Avenue & Church Street

6:00 pm – Christmas Caroling & Chocolate Fountain S’mores – JHA Garage.Sponsored by JHA Companies & Kiwanis of Montrose

Various Christmas Church Bazaars

8:30 am to 2:30 pm – Christmas Department Store at Montrose United Methodist Church
9:00 am to 3:00 pm – Christmas Spirit at First Presbyterian Church
9:00 am to 3:00 pm – Annual Christmas Bazaar at Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church
9:00 am to 3:00 pm – The Country Store at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church9:00 am to 4:00 pm – Christmas Craft Fair at the Montrose Bible Conference9:00 am – Jingle Bell Fun Run 5k run/walk at the courthouse steps – admission is a new toy

10:00 am – Chocolate Santa decorating at Chocolates by Leopold10:00 am to 4:00 pm – Around the World Nativities at Torrey Home, Montrose Bible Conference

10:00 am to 4:00 pm – Cupcake Decorating – Seneca Bridal & Dress Boutique

11:30 am & 1:30 pm – Free children’s movie – ELF at the Montrose Theatre. Sponsored by Williams12:30 pm to 2:30 pm – Free pictures with Santa on the Community Stage on the Green and sleigh rides. Sponsored by Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation1:00 pm & 2:30 pm – Holiday Zumba at the old Bridgewater Building on Church Street. Sponsored by Montrose Area Adult School4:00 pm to 6:00 pm – Montrose Area Adult School’s Festival of Christmas Trees at the Rosemont Inn

10:00 am to 1:00 pm – Brunch & pictures with Santa at Mazar’s Restaurant on Maple Street. 10% of proceeds to benefit charity.

3:00 pm – Christmas Chorale Concert at Montrose Area High School

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Brittany Ramos

Brittany was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and attended Pennsylvania State University where she earned degrees in Public Relations and Psychology. She recently earned her Masters in Sociology from Sam Houston State University. Brittany works in the External Affairs for Cabot where she manages communications and outreach projects to community members, elected officials, media and online supporters.

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