Saturday December 2, will be the annual West Concord Community Christmas Celebration. Start the day out with fresh homemade doughnuts at the American Legion from 7 to 11am. The West Concord Fire Department will be collecting “Toys for Tots” at Centennial Park from 7am to 4pm. Wescon Lanes will have breakfast from 8 to 10:30am.
At the Bell Tower starting at 8am you can have coffee and cocoa with the council, and check out the Festival of the Trees and the Cardinal Club fundraiser for the parks. Caseys has free coffee and door prizes from 8am to 2pm. Boe Auto Center has open house with coffee and cookies and the Dollar General has door prizes and candy for the kids all day.
Heritage Bank will have Santa from 9am to noon, a Lions child vision check and a coloring contest as well. The library has craft activities for kids and at city hall the WC police Department will host cookies with the cops. The silent auction will be held at City Hall with bidding ending at 2:30pm. At 10am the library will host Kids Snowplow safety.
The West Concord Historical Society will have a Craft Fair from 9am to 2:30pm with lunch served from 11am to 1pm with live music.
Cookies with the cows will be held at Gochnauer Dairy farm with hot beverages from 11am to 2pm. The West Concord muni will have Bloody Mary’s from 11am to 3pm. There will be a Festive Bar and music from 7 to 11pm. The Wescon Lanes will have lunch specials and free bowling from 11am to 3pm.
There will be a program with tree lighting, bell ringing, candle lighting, live nativity and Christmas drawing starting at 4pm at the Bell Tower. A concert with organ, piano, harp and vocal music will follow. From 5:30 to 7pm the West Concord EDA will have a free supper featuring spaghetti, French bread, salad, dessert and beverage.