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It’s Christmas time in Wauneta, Santa Saturday this weekend PDF Print E-mail
Written by Wauneta Breeze   
Thursday, 13 December 2012 17:17

By Sheri Hink

The Wauneta Breeze


The Wauneta Chamber has an afternoon of winter family fun planned for this Saturday, Dec. 15.

The Chamber events will start off with a free matinee showing of “Rise of the Guardians” in 3-D at the Chateau Theatre. The free matinee is sponsored by the Women of Today.

After the movie members of the Wauneta Volunteer Fire Department will give Santa a lift into town where he will pass out goodies in front of the theatre.

Also after the matinee, the Chamber will have their annual Christmas drawings outside the theatre.

There are 35 items in this year’s drawing including grand prizes of a 32-inch LG television and Apple iPad from BWTelcom.

Other prizes include Chamber Bucks, gift certificates and much, much more. See the ad in this week’s edition for a full list of prizes offered at this year’s Chamber drawings.

The drawings are open to individuals 18-years and older. People can sign up for the drawings at Chamber businesses around town.

Individuals must be present to win the Chamber drawings on Santa Saturday.


Other activities in town

Other organizations are hosting events in conjunction with the Chamber’s Santa Saturday this year.

Mercy Meals of Southwest Nebraska is hosting a bake sale and silent auction Saturday.

The bake sale will take place from noon to 4:00 p.m. MT at the Mercy Meals building at 112 S. Tecumseh in Wauneta.

The sale promises to include all sorts of homemade confections including bread, sweets. They will also feature a build your own cookie plate section.

Another feature will be frozen casseroles, runzas and desserts that shoppers can use to stock their freezers during this busy time of year.

Also at the Mercy Meals building, the group will be hosting a silent auction from noon to 3:00 p.m. MT.

The auction will feature many different types of items including a 19-inch flat screen television, colorful handmade scarves, Christmas decorations, children’s gifts, a keyboard, household decor and much more!

Silent auction items must be picked up and paid for by 4:00 p.m. MT.

Proceeds from the Mercy Meals bake sale and silent auction will be used for operational expenses.

There will also be a Christmas Fling Craft Fair at the American Legion on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. MT until 4:00 p.m.

The event has a variety of vendors selling handmade items, various vendors of well known brands, antiques, coin and currency collectors.