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New Melle Country Christmas, November 26

The New Melle Chamber of Commerce, the New Melle Sports and Rec (NMSR) and New Melle 411 invite you to attend the New Melle Country Christmas Tree Lighting and Parade on Saturday, November 26, at NMSR. The grounds will open at 3:30 p.m. Santa will arrive by firetruck at 4 p.m. and will be available for visits and photos until 6 p.m. Santa will light the Christmas Tree at NMSR at 6:15 p.m. and then at 6:30 p.m. lead the New Melle 411 parade.

New Melle Country Christmas is a great family event with plenty of holiday activities. There will be Smores, letters to Santa, a magician, cookie decorating, games, face painting, a balloon artist, goody bags, a photo booth and much more.

In keeping with the annual tradition, please bring a new teddy bear for a hospitalized child at Christmas in honor of Trevor Joerling. Overstock Outlet will collect canned food items for the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry at IHM Church.

If you or your business are interested in sponsoring an activity or wish to donate to this free, fun, family event, contact Janet Karrenbrock at 314-503-5224 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Bring the whole family and kick off the holiday season at the New Melle Country Christmas. For more details, click here to see the enclosed flyer; and for parade information, visit the New Melle 411 Facebook page.


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