The Newman Grove Yuletide Fest is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 6, 2019 from 4-7:30 p.m. A coloring contest is sponsored by the Newman Grove Public Library. Winners will be posted Dec. 7. Handmade items made by LaDonna Morris will be at the Golden Age Apartment at the Newman Grove Housing Authority community room from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Items will also be shown Saturday, Dec. 7 from 9 a.m.-12 noon. There will be many downtown businesses that will be open with specials, drawings and treats from 4-7:30 p.m. Yuletide Fest drawings will be drawn by the FBLA. Sign up at businesses from 4-7:30 p.m. A vendor and craft fair will be held at the South Side party room and the community center from 4-7:30 p.m.
Newman Grove Public School students from grades two to six will be caroling in the streets from 4-4:45 p.m. The library will have Christmas cookie decorating and decorating demonstrations from 4:30 to 5:30. The Newman Grove High School Dance Team will be having a bake sale at the bank lobby from 4-7 p.m. or until items are gone. All ages are invited to participate in a scavenger hunt. Pick up lists at the library. Even if you do not find everything listed, please turn in your paper. Several prizes will be given. It will run from 4-7:30 p.m. All ages are invited to ride in the carriage located by the community center from 4-7:30 p.m. Mule train rides for the kids, also by the community center, will be from 4-7:30 p.m.
The Newman Grove FFA is sponsoring roasted marshmallows and inviting participants to warm up by the “Fire Pit”, east of the community center from 4-6:30 p.m. Santa Claus will arrive on the fire truck at the community center at 5 p.m. Kids are welcome to come and see Santa and take a photo. Paradise and Victorian Ladies will be in the bank lobby from 5-6 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend and enjoy the Yuletide Fest in Newman Grove on Friday, Dec. 6.