By Martha B. Jacob –
The Village of Aberdeen will be welcoming everyone to its Annual Aberdeen Hometown Christmas Event on Saturday, Dec. 10 at the Aberdeen Community Center.
The doors will open promptly at 4:30 p.m. with food serving at that time. A special opening will begin followed by a prayer at 5 p.m. There will also be a Christmas Sing-a-Long.
“We are very excited about this years Hometown Christmas,” said coordinator Kay Marshall, “Santa will be arriving at 5:30 p.m. and will be handing out gifts to the children, which will be given by Aberdeen-Huntington Fire Department.”
Visitors to the fun event will enjoy free hot dogs, BBQ, cookies, chips and drinks.
Door prizes will be given out throughout the event and will be for all ages.
“We are asking visitors for donations of non-perishable food items that will be greatly appreciated by those who will receive them,” Marshall said. “We will be giving the food away at Christmas to those families who need it the most.
She continued, “This Hometown Christmas is being sponsored by Aberdeen United methodist Church and the Aberdeen Festival Committee.”
This year’s event marks the 26th Hometown Christmas in the village and everyone is encouraged to attend and celebrate together.