Don’t Miss The 2010 People’s Day Festivities

Holiday music can be enjoyed from groups like the Milford High School Chorus, with Kathy Wetherhold, all morning long at the People’s Place Choral Breakfast at the Milford Senior Center on Saturday, December 4th.

The 2010 People’s Day is approaching quickly and you won’t want to miss it.  It is a great time to kick off your holiday by attending some or all of the planned family events all over Milford beginning Friday, December 3rd, with the Holiday Stroll.  Many downtown merchants will have extended hours with refreshments, entertainment, special sales and raffles on Friday night.  Saturday morning, December 4th, begins with the People’s Place Choral Breakfast at the Milford Senior Center beginning at 8:00 a.m. and running until 11:00 a.m. with an all-you care-to-eat breakfast prepared by the People’s Place staff and volunteers.  Adult tickets are $6 and children 3 to 12 years of age are just $3 with children under 3 eating free.  You can attend and just listen to the wonderful holiday music from the Milford Senior Center stage for just $3.   The center’s lobby will be filled with vendors selling their beautiful holiday wares and many non-profit organizations letting you know the services available to the community.  Santa and Mrs. Claus, the Nutcracker characters and some other special guests will be on hand to greet the children.  Scheduled performances include the Christmas Carol Band, Diamond Dance Company, Milford High School Chorus and a folk music dulcimer group.

Other events include a Christmas Tree Extravaganza, Holiday Bazaar and Book Sale at the Milford Public Library; a Santa Shop, Poinsettia Sale, Holiday Crafts Kids Can Make and Refreshments Sale at the Boys and Girls Club;  a Rock ‘n’ Roll of the 50’s and 60’s exhibit and other information and festive exhibits at the Milford Museum;  performances of “Seuzzical the Musical” at the Riverfront Theater all weekend (call 422-0220 for tickets).; performances of “The Nutcracker” by the Diamond Dance Co. at the Milford High School on Saturday and Sunday (call 943-7339 for tickets); and photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Downtown Santa’s House from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Saturday.  Milford’s downtown holiday lights can be enjoyed throughout the weekend.

This wonderful community event is planned for you and your family.  This is the 11th year the People’s Day event has taken place on the first Saturday of December.  Start your holiday season by attending some or all of the events.  For more information or to purchase Choral Breakfast tickets, please call 422-8033, ext. 183.  Tickets can also be purchased at the door.  Your holidays will be brightened by your participation in this wonderful Milford holiday celebration.  This special weekend is for you and your family to enjoy and begin your 2010 holiday season with cheer and joy!

Written by Brenda Beissel