Join us at "A Mendota Christmas" this year on December 2nd. Let's bring a little holiday cheer to Mendota. The following is a tentative list of the events that will be happening. We hope to add more as we get closer to the event.
Holiday Craft & Vendor Show - featuring 30 craft and vendors for all of your Holiday gift giving needs. 10am - 3pm in the basement of the Mendota Elk's Lodge
Holiday Bake Sale - 10am - 3pm In the basement of the Mendota Elk's Lodge - All baked goods are for a free will donation to benefit Operation Elf Action.
Pony Rides: 11am - 3pm - In front of the Elk's on Indiana Ave. *Pony rides are free but we are accepting donations to benefit Operation Elf Action*
Touch A Truck - Children of all ages are invited to See, Climb, and Explore vehicles from police cars to tractors to firetrucks. Get your picture taken with a Firetruck! 11am - 3pm next to the chamber office on Illinois Ave.
Horse Drawn Carriage Rides - 11:30pm - 2:30pm In front of the Mendota Post Office on Washington St. *Rides are free but a free will donation to benefit Operation Elf Action is greatly appreciated*
Santa and Mrs. Clause Come to Town - 11am - 3pm - First State Bank Lot.
Through a special project coordinated by Jennifer Bast (Foulk) Mendota native and the Graves Hume Public Library, we are trying to spread and promote literacy in Mendota and help inspire the love of reading in our Mendota youth. Each child that visits santa will go home with a brand new Usborn Books book.
Free Hot Chocolate & Hot Dogs sponsored by the Mendota Optimist Club - 11am - 3pm - First State Bank Parking Lot
Giant Puzzle Making- Come As You Are Baptist Church will be having giant puzzles and giving away prizes when you complete the puzzle. This will be located in the First State Bank parking lot from 11am-3pm
Free Candycanes and Cookies- The Mendota Bible Church will be downtown with us handing out free candycanes and cookies from 11am-3pm.