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Peninsula Candlelight Walk


This year’s Candlelight Walk will be on December 1st  from 4- 8pm. Luminaria will welcome visitors on both sides of Main Street.

Celebrate the Heart of the Holidays with a traditional Candlelight Walk throughout the Village of Peninsula.

Shops, organizations, churches, museums, and restaurants will greet you with festive holiday treats, music, special events,
goodwill, and cheer.


The highlight of the evening will be the lighting of the Peninsula Village Christmas Tree from Heritage Farm at 6:00 p.m. on the Bronson Church green. Local residents are encouraged to bring a simple Christmas ball ornament to adorn the village’s holiday tree.

All attendees should wear an “UGLY” Christmas sweater or festive holiday hat to add to the celebration.

The Woodridge High School Rhapsody Singers and the Kent Roosevelt Choir will start the celebrateon at the G.A.R. Hall at 5:00 p.m. with a Christmas concert.

Costumed “strollers” from Hale Farm will wander with lanterns throughout the village as they bring to life historical characters.

 Yellow Creek Trading Company will be serving wine and cheese as they welcome customers. Twenty percent discounts off of one item will be given to customers wearing an ugly Christmas sweater. There will be a drawing for a free season pass to Spicy Lamb Farm.

 The Log Cabin Gallery will serve complimentary cookies and cider as guests shop or locally crafted unique gifts and enjoy the gallery’s “Winter Dreams” exhibit. Warm up around the campfire and view the “North Pole” from the scenic overlook. Fresh chestnuts will be roasting on an open fire. It’s magical up here!

River Light Gallery will offer complimentary appetizers as customers shop for locally crafted gifts..

 Elements Gallery will be serving home baked cookies as they celebrate 28 years of Christmas in Peninsula. Customers can browse through the artwork of over 45 of the region’s finest craft people and artists. Singer John Mosey will be performing from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

 Trail Mix – Peninsula. Warm up with hot refreshments while you
create a unique luminary from recycled materials. Find unique gifts 2016 for family and friends from an assortment of exclusive national park items and creative children’s gifts.

The Peninsula Library will be showing the classic film “It Happened on Fifth Avenue” at 6:30 p.m. Visit the display of holiday mini-trees decorated by local merchants and organizations. Raffle tickets for the trees will be on sale, with proceeds going to programming for children at the library and the Peninsula Area Chamber of Commerce.

 Boston Township Hall. A free slide show and presenta on by Bill Brauning – “A 60’s Television Christmas” with holiday music, comedy and classic TV will be held at 7:00 p.m.

Peninsula Art Academy. Shop for artisan gifts in the Academy’s boutique, including jewelry, felted mittens and scarves, blown glass objects and so much more. Gift certificates for classes will also be available. Refreshments will be served.

 The Peninsula United Methodist Church sanctuary will be open while Christmas music is played by the carillon.

 Century Cycles will feature winter cycling and FAT BIKE equipment and gear throughout the season.

  The Brown Rabbit will serve refreshments while shoppers browse for an ques and holiday uniques.

  The Winking Lizard will serve its Christmas ales, along with its regular extensive menu of food and drink.

Ohio Hardwoods Furniture features a wide selection of Ohio-milled and Amish built furniture.  Hot Chocolate will be served.

The Yum Yum Shop offers and extensive candy selection, Pav’s ice cream, popcorn and specialty soft drinks.

 Heritage Tree Farm will have a pop-up greenery shop at the former Downtown Emporium on the corner by the Methodist Church. They will sell greens, wreaths, trees and porch pots.

Fishers Restaurant offers a wide selection of food and drink


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