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Christmas in Cottage Grove
December 1 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
A day of celebration and holiday festivities including light displays, scavenger hunts, refreshments and shopping specials from businesses throughout downtown Cottage Grove, an All-America City. A list of businesses that will be open, discounts offered and activities happening, will be published in the Cookies & Carols section of the Sentinel.
Breakfast and pictures with Santa will take place from 7 – 11 a.m. at the South Lane County Fire Station.
The 5K Jingle Bell Run/Walk will begin at the Cottage Grove High School track at 8 a.m.
Participate in a scavenger hunt on Main St from 5:30 – 8 p.m.
Head to the Prospectors Holiday Bazaar at the historic Dr. Snapp House, open from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
A concert by graduate students at the University of Oregon School of Music will take place starting at 1 p.m. at the Cottage Grove United Methodist Church.
Stay until dusk for the tree lighting ceremony at 5 p.m. in the All-America City Square.
From 5:30 – 8 p.m., Santa will reappear with free candy canes. Also from 5:30 – 8 p.m. will be a block party on the corner of 5th Ave and Main St along with hayrides and caroling around the neighborhood.
The Cottage Theatre will put on a special holiday production of “A Christmas Story,” with the curtain call at 8 p.m