1.) Jordan Creek Towne Center Christmas Tree Lighting w/ Fireworks!
This Friday night @ Jordan Creek Towne Center: we did this last year & Had so much fun! It ended up with FIREWORKS & a tree lighting ceremony. So much fun. T-man loved seeing the sky light up last year. We won't be able to attend this year because of ISU's last football game, but if you get a chance...take your family & make a night of it!
Santa's Arrival, Tree Lighting & Fireworks!
11/18/2011 - 11/18/2011
Join us, and Presenting Sponsor Veridian Credit Union, for our annual tree lighting event in the Amphitheater. Dueling Pianos will kick off the evening at 6 pm, followed by Santa's arrival, annual tree lighting and fireworks!
2.) Downtown Ames Christmas tree lighting night. This Saturday 4-7 pm downtown ames. tree lightening ceremony @ 5:30, horse-drawn carriages, visit from Santa & kiddie train rides.
3.) Ames E-free Live Nativity day & kid friendly activities!
Ames E-free Nativity, day-long Christmas event there will be a live nativity with a petting zoo, caroling, music performances, a village craft room for kids, cookie decorating, a full food menu, and Christmas tree displays. We went last year & had SO MUCH FUN. Here is some more information:
he Perfect Gift
Saturday, December 10
First Free will present “The Perfect Gift” a Community Christmas Experience at the PLEX. As part of this old fashioned day-long Christmas event there will be a live nativity with a petting zoo, caroling, music performances, a village craft room for kids, cookie decorating, a full food menu, and Christmas tree displays.
4.) Dinner Theater @ Cornerstone Church. We go every year to these plays/musicals & we LOVE THEM. If you get a chance here is the information:
A JB & Linda Family Christmas | December 8-18
This year, it's "A JB & Linda Family Christmas," complete with a hearty meal and all the songs you love presented by JB, Linda and their extended family.
Thursday, December 8 | 7:00p
Friday, December 9 | 7:00p
Saturday, December 10 | 7:00p
Sunday, December 11 | 7:00p
Thursday, December 15 | 7:00p
Friday, December 16 | 7:00p
Saturday, December 17 | 7:00p
Sunday, December 18 | 7:00p
(Doors open at 6:30p each night.)
All seating is reserved. Basic tickets (sections A, B & C) are $20 per person (includes meal & show). Upgrade to the "Sleigh Bell Package" (section SB) for $25 per person and enjoy front row seating and personalized party favors from JB & Linda. If you're a college student, attend the December 8 show for a discounted rate of $15 (sections A, B & C only).
Tickets will be available online, in the foyer after weekend services and at the Cornerstone office weekdays from 8:00a to 5:00p. Because this is a dinner theater event in our main foyer, seating is limited to 384 persons per show.
Length of event: 2 hours
Mixed green salad with homemade buttermilk ranch dressing
Iowa pork chop (9 ounces) smothered with white gravy and topped with grilled onions
French cut green beans
Cornbread with honey butter
Red velvet cupcakes
Ice tea & lemonade
Childcare is not provided at any of the performances. Recommended minimum age is 9. Young'uns under the age of 4 will not be permitted at the event.