The 2019 annual Knox County Christmas Celebration is upon us! The event will be held in Edina, Missouri on Friday, December 13! See the schedule of events below!
Sponsored by the Knox County Chamber of Commerce Membership
Christmas Gift Fair 3pm-8:30pm
Visit the Knox County Community Center! Chocolate and Sweet Treat Tasting, vendors, crafters, bakers, candy makers, local businesses and organizations will be set up and selling a wide assortment of items, hosting silent auctions, and raffling off prizes! Vendors will also be set up in the parking area at the community center. The community center is located north of the courthouse.
Chamber of Commerce Soup Supper
Free Will Donation
The Annual Knox County Chamber of Commerce Soup Supper will be held at the Edina American Legion Post No. 261 south of the courthouse. An assortment of hot soups made by Chamber members will be offered to attendees. Freewill donations will be accepted. Money raised during the soup supper will be used for Chamber of Commerce projects.
Visit from Santa at the Knox County Courthouse 6pm-8pm
Santa Claus will be in Edina! Watch him arrive on an Edina Fire Truck and circle the Edina Town Square at 6pm sharp! He will be dropped off at the courthouse where he plans to enter the south facing door of the building and spend time visiting with children inside the courthouse!
KCPC Cookie Decorating 6pm-8pm
The Knox County Promotional Council will be at the Knox County Courthouse helping children decorate Christmas cookies. Delicious sugar cookies and a colorful assortment of icing will be on hand for little ones to decorate their Christmas cookies while they wait to visit with Santa!
Edina Christian Church Live Nativity Scene 5pm-7pm
Members of the First Christian Church of Edina will be enacting Nativity scenes outside of the Christian Church, located a few blocks east of the courthouse on Highway 6. Spectators are invited to drive-thru and watch scenes centered around the birth of Jesus. Tune your car radio to FM 89.1 to listen to the show on your car stereo from the comfort of your heated vehicle or venture outside and sit on hay bales to watch the show and take a closer look at the animals and the actors!
This year’s hayrides are possible thanks to Billy Mallett. We will have at least one tractor and trailer rolling between C&R Market, the 4-H/FFA Pavilion, the Knox County Library and the First Christian Church Live Nativity Scene. Pickup will be on Monticello Street between the Knox County Community Center and the courthouse.
Hot Chocolate Bar at the Extension Office 5pm-6:30pm
The Knox County University of Missouri Extension Office and the Knox County 4-H Program will be hosting their annual Hot Chocolate Bar at the Extension Office east of the courthouse. Stop by for a warm-up between visits to the many activities going on in Edina during the Christmas Celebration!
Mrs. Claus’ Story Time 6pm-8pm
Mrs. Claus is making an appearance in Edina to read Christmas and holiday stories to children at the Knox County Library, which is located on South Main Street across from the Citizens Bank of Edina and southwest of the Edina Town Square. Take a hayride and hop off for some story magic or walk the short distance to the library, sit a spell and listed to a Christmas story read by Mrs. Claus!
Letters to Santa
Volunteers from the Knox County Food Cupboard will be on hand helping children write Santa a letter at the Knox County Library. Stop in and listen to Mrs. Claus read a story and leave a letter for Santa while you’re there!
C&R Market Cheer Tasting
Stop in the C&R Market to taste different holiday dishes prepared by the staff at the local store! Dishes are prepared special for the event. Enjoy foods from different departments throughout the store! C&R Market is located on North 4th Street. Stop by and taste some sensational seasonal spirits at the C&R Liquor Depot. This stop is for adults 21 & over only. C&R Liquor Depot is located on North 4th Street next door to C&R Market a few blocks north of the courthouse.
Open Houses and More!
Several Knox County Chamber of Commerce businesses will be having open houses and sales during the Christmas Celebration. Be sure to stop in local businesses open during the event to check out their specials and offers during the celebration!