Events this weekend


‘Christkindlmarkt’ tomorrow night

Dozens of Christmas and holiday gift vendors will be set up in two locations tomorrow (Friday, December 1st), from 6-9 p.m. (First Friday) for the Swiss tradition of ‘Christkindlmarkt’ in Vevay.

In addition to regular Vevay shops, two buildings of vendors will be selling gifts and holiday necessities at the Swiss Inn (Main and Ferry) and at the old Mercantile Building (214 Ferry Street). Have some festive fun while doing your holiday shopping and supporting your local community entrepreneurs. Shopping will start after the Lighting of Ogle Park at 5 p.m. The high school choir and band will be entertaining with carols and Christmas music; while little “Christkindli” angels pass out candies and treats.

As part of ‘Christkindlmarkt’, Switzerland County High School students will be selling fresh Christmas trees and wreaths at Opera House Park (Ferry and Pike Street) from 6-9 p.m. Proceeds will benefit TARS – ‘Teenage Republicans’ – extra-curricular group.

Breakfast with Santa

The East Enterprise Volunteer Fire Department would like to invite the community to its upcoming “Breakfast with Santa” event.

The breakfast will be held this Saturday, December 2nd, from 9-11 a.m. at the firehouse in East Enterprise.

There will be free doughnuts and milk; as well as drawings, games, and family fun. A freewill donation will be accepted.

All proceeds will benefit the East Enterprise Volunteer Fire Department. More information can be found on the department’s Facebook page: E E V F D Auxiliary.

Ruter Chapel ‘Cookie Walk’

Ruter Chapel United Methodist Church Choir announces its upcoming annual ‘Holiday Cookie Walk’.

The event will be held in the Fellowship Hall of the church this Saturday, December 2nd, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The church is located on the corner of Main and Union streets in Vevay; and everyone is encouraged to come and purchase holiday cookies and candy.

All proceeds from the event goes toward the choir fund, to help purchase music and to care for the instruments of the church.

Let the congregation at Ruter Chapel do the holiday baking this year, giving you more time to enjoy the holidays.

New Liberty Christmas

New Liberty Baptist Church and the Long Run Association would like to invite the community to attend its 30th annual Christmas Program.

The program will be held on Sunday evening, December 3rd, and will begin at 6:30 p.m. at New Liberty, which is located on State Road 250 next to Switzerland County Elementary School.

Churches and individuals will be providing special music, and there will be a time of fellowship and snacks following the program.

Churches invited to be a part of Christmas Concert

Churches from around Switzerland County are invited come together for a Community Christmas Concert.

The event will be held on Saturday night, December 2nd, at Truth Apostolic Church, located on the west end of Vevay at 6160 Highway 56. The concert will begin at 6 p.m.

Churches from all around the area are invited to participate.

The concert will be open to the public, and everyone is invited to attend. Refreshments will be served following the program.