Celebrate Christmas in Midway
November 27, 2009
Submitted by Kristalee Cook
Come celebrate Christmas in the Wasatch Mountains at the Midway Christmas Celebration Dec. 4-6 at Midway’s historic town square. The 10th annual Christmas of Crafts, Crèches, and Cottages will feature an extensive Interfaith Crèche Exhibit, Swiss Christmas Market, and Cottages for the Children a gingerbread house display and silent auction. The Interfaith Crèche exhibit, held at 165 North Center Street in Midway, will feature more than 800 nativity scenes from 75 countries. The Interfaith Crèche exhibit is free and will also feature tapestries, art, a children’s activity room with a life-size interactive crèche, marionette performances, and live vocal and instrumental Christmas music. The exhibit begins Friday, Dec. 4, and runs through Sunday, Dec. 6, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. Swiss Christmas is a traditional holiday market featuring approximately 30 Utah vendors and artisans selling food, crafts and gift items. Swiss Christmas will be at the Midway Town Hall, 130 West Main Street, Friday, Dec. 4, and Saturday, Dec. 5, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Father and Mother Christmas will also be on hand to visit with the children from 12 p.m. to 2 p. m. Saturday. Cottages for the Children, benefiting the Wasatch/Summit County Children’s Justice Center, will feature approximately 200 donated gingerbread houses created with edible items. All gingerbread houses featured in this display will be sold via silent auction. Cottages for the Children will be held at the Midway Community Center, 135 West Main Street, adjacent to the Town Hall. Hours are Friday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Admission is free to all Midway Christmas Celebration events. For more information, visit http://midwaychristmas.com.