Holiday Happenings: Santa, 5K, Tree Lighting, Ugly Sweater Contest & More

This family event will feature a 5K race, carol singing, a tree lighting, a visit from Santa and more! Festivities will be held in the trail parking lot and pocket park at Main St. and E. Third Ave. across from the Collegeville Diner. Click here for more information.

Schedule of events

3:00 p.m
. -- Holiday Bazaar and refreshments available in the trail parking lot on E. Third Ave. next to DaVinci's Pub. Mingle with your neighbors, enjoy a hot beverage, and browse the booths of local artisans and craftsmen offering holiday gifts for sale.

3:30 p.m.
-- Excitement builds as The Jingle Jog 5K Race speeds off the starting line at Collegeville Station on W. Third Ave., then meanders through the streets of Collegeville and the Perkiomen Trail. Registration for the race begins at 2:00 p.m. Awards will be given to the top three overall male and female finishers and to males and females in the following age groups: Under 19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and over (overall winners not eligible for age group awards). Tee-shirts will be given to all participants who register while supplies last. Race finishers can enjoy refreshments at the Trail Parking Lot. Register now at .

4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
-- Enjoy carol singing, a program of wonderful local musical talent, and show off your wild and wacky pitching skills in the fun Snowball Throw Contest! All festivities will be held in the trail parking lot on E. Third Ave. next to DaVinci's Pub. And for those who were given or inherited undesirable sweaters, then we have the perfect contest for you: The Ugly Sweater Contest! Contestants can register at the event. Winners will be selected by the crowd and a prize will be awarded.

5:00 - 5:15 p.m.
-- Santa Arrives!

5:30 p.m.
-- Tree Lighting

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
-- Following the Tree Lighting, DaVinci's Pub is sponsoring an open house with complimentary beer, wines, and appetizers.

Trail Parking Lot/Pocket Park

Main Street and 3rd Avenue
Collegeville, PA 19426

Saturday, Dec 1, 2012


Rachael Morrison

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