On Friday, December 7, 2018, prepare to have your candy cane, elf toed socks blow off during the 24thAnnual Country Christmas Festival in the Village Shopping Center on Deschutes Road in Palo Cedro.    Festivities will begin at 5:00 p.m. with yuletide delights of live entertainment, tree lighting, parade, train rides, food, vendors, and festive merchant shopping.  LINK for vendor information and application

This year’s committee chairpersons’ and owners of Anderson Walk-in Clinic—Kevin Reguera aka “Mr. Christmas” and wife Tiffany aka “Mrs. Claus” have been hard at work, hoping to see the event grow. One of the many new ideas is a Gingerbread Making Contest with large monetary prize rewards.  Entry deadline will be Friday, November 30 with entries being judged by Wiley Saccheri of award-winning Sublime Cake Designs. The winning entries will be announced at 7:00 p.m. the night of Christmas event. With participates permission, Gingerbread Houses will be on display at throughout local Palo Cedro businesses through Dec. 31.  For more information read the official rules and procedures at this link.

ENTRY CATEGORIES

  • Adult Category – Individuals 18 years of age and older
  • Teen Category – Individuals between 13 and 17 years of age
  • Youth Category – Individuals between 9 and 12 years of age
  • Child Category – Individuals between 5 and 8 years of age

To receive an application, find the form at this link.

Entry forms can be: Fax: (530) 547-4110; Mail or Drop Off: Anderson Walk-In Medical Clinic, Palo Cedro, 9461 Deschutes Road #4, Palo Cedro, CA 96073; or Email: contactus@awic1.com