Christmas Walk at Heritage Canyon


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Posted Online: Nov. 07, 2012, 11:55 am
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Press release submitted by Laura Olesen


Please join the Early American Crafters on December 1st from 10 - 4 for our annual Christmas Walk, Christmas Memories, and from 6-8 p.m. for our illuminated walk. Enjoy the Canyon by candlelight, decorated for Christmas. Listen to music in the beautiful village Church and hear carolers throughout the Canyon. Stop by the Town Hall for complimentary cookies and drinks and the chance to win one of our Canyon ornaments. You may wish to bring a flashlight in the evening. The General Store will be serving lunch and warm drinks. Also at the store, find our annual ornaments, cookbooks, sweatshirts and more. Create a Christmas Memory here at Heritage Canyon, 515 North Fourth St., Fulton. We look forward to seeing you, and please visit our Facebook page.



















 



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