The Herald Bulletin

Morning Update

Entertainment

December 6, 2013

Anderson's Winterfest kicks off weekend festivities

Holiday events continue at Lapel and East Side Church of God

Madison County residents have plenty of opportunities to get in the holiday spirit this weekend with activities in downtown Anderson, at East Side Church of God and in Lapel.

Winterfest

The festivities will kick off with the Anderson Indiana Main Street’s Winterfest at 10 a.m. today downtown. Families can enjoy food, crafts and hot chocolate. For the first time, children can drop off letters to Santa Claus outside of Moneyhun’s Fine Gifts at 115 W. Eighth St.

“We’ll take those letters and Santa Claus will write a note back to the kids,” Nancy Moneyhun, AIMS president, said.

The Anderson Center of the Arts will have its own version of Santa with a winter princess that children can take pictures with, director Deborah Stapleton said. The venue will also have crafts, a new exhibition, cookie decorating and a children’s gallery where kids can “visit” five different countries.

“I know during the holiday time there are so many demands on people’s budgets, especially families,” she said. “You can come and do something with the family at Winterfest without it costing a lot.”

Winterfest event locations today:

7 a.m. to 7 p.m. – Your Way Café, 1023 Meridian St.

9 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Red Door Vintage & Thrift, 645 Meridian St.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Moneyhun’s Fine Gifts, 115 W. Eighth St.

10 a.m. to 7 p.m. – Soroptimists’ Cookie Walk at the Union Building, 1106 Meridian St., lobby

10 a.m. to 8 p.m. – Conscious Creations, 1019 Meridian St.

11 a.m. to 8 p.m. – Madison County Historic Society, 11 W. 11th St.

Noon to 8 p.m. – Anderson Center for the Arts, 10th and Jackson streets

3:30 to 5 p.m. – Anderson Public Library, 111 E. 12th St.

4 p.m. – Greater Light Church, 317 Marine Drive

4 to 6 p.m., and 8 p.m. – The Paramount Theatre, 1124 Meridian Plaza

4 to 7 p.m., Daybreak and Visiting Nurse Care, 1304 Main St.

Text Only
Entertainment
  • DSC_8125.JPG Auction teaches in business, farming

    After 10 years of 4-H, saying goodbye to his animals has become a simple matter for McKennon Heald. But he said he wouldn't be surprised to see some tears from some of the younger participants. He's been there.

    July 25, 2014 2 Photos

  • NWS - HB0725 - Colts Camp - 272 Colts fans come from all over Indiana for training camp

    Under bright skies and mild temperatures, Indianapolis Colts fans turned out in droves to witness the first of this year's public practices at Anderson University's campus on Thursday.

    July 24, 2014 2 Photos

  • FEA - HB0725 - 13 The Musical - JC - 1.JPG Review: Musical takes you back to being '13'

    Wanting to kill your mom and pining for a Wonderbra are typical desires young teenage girls have, but that just scratches the surface of the relatable themes in Mainstage Theatre’s production of “13: The Musical.”

    July 24, 2014 3 Photos

  • Live music: July 25

    Live entertainment at local venues as published in the Friday edition of The Herald Bulletin.

    July 24, 2014

  • NWS - HB0724 - 4-H fair - 142 Showmanship competition reveals best handler

    With a tug here, a push there, and gentle directional tapping with a small aluminum stick, Savannah Martin of Summitville won Wednesday's Supreme Showman trophy after four rounds directing swine, sheep, goats and steers through various handling exercises.

    July 24, 2014 3 Photos

  • NWS - HB0724 - 4-H Fair morning 2 Work starts at sunrise at 4-H Fair With the skies filled with lightning and the threat of rain on the horizon the Madison County 4-H Fairgrounds was mostly vacant at 6 a.m. Wednesday.

    July 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • NWS - HB0715 - Chuck Pagano Pagano breakfast sold out A breakfast with Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano is sold out, organizers said Wednesday.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • NWS - HB0723 - Fair Food - JC 3 The 'fairest food of all' Rides along the midway and 4-H animals may be a big draw for the county fair, but there's plenty of food people look forward to and indulge in during the Madison County 4-H Fair.

    July 23, 2014 3 Photos

  • NWS - HB0723 - 4-H fair - 018 Beef, dairy entries handle the heat

    For some 4-H'ers in the beef and dairy shows at the Madison County 4-H Fair, one cow can be a handful. Then there's Jeron Mason who was just one cow short of a literal handful.

    July 22, 2014 4 Photos

  • Cornerstone celebrating summer session Join Cornerstone staff and students as they celebrate their summer session.

    July 22, 2014