Village ready for Christmas on Main

From left, siblings Nicole Snider, Nathan Cummins and Emily Cotrell help themselves to some cookies and cupcakes at the Cridersville Library during the 2016 Christmas on Main Street event.  This year's event runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
Staff Writer

It's that time of year again in Cridersville as local business ramp up for the Cridersville Lions Club's annual Christmas on Main Street event, which takes place Saturday morning.

Like years past, shoppers and participants can head down to the Cridersville Fire Station at 9 a.m. to pick up a "passport" for the day.

To participate in the event, and to have a chance at winning the Hurray for the Holiday Hoopla Give Away at the end of the day, participants must visit the 12 stops along Main St. and get their passport stamped.

After visiting all twelve stops and getting each stamp, passports can be turned in back at the fire station to be entered in the Hoopla Give Away drawing.

There will also be plenty of entertainment throughout the morning back at the fire station.

Participants can fill up before heading out to all of the stops with a Pancake Breakfast for $6. The breakfast runs from 7-11 a.m. The proceeds from the breakfast will benefit the Right to Read program at Cridersville Elementary.

At the conclusion of the breakfast, Santa will arrive by fire truck, where he'll...

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