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Meet A Snow Princess from 6:30-7:30 pm at Our Open House During Christmas Under the Clock And Then Get a “Frozen” Treat at Western Credit Union.

Don’t forget to come out for our Open House during Christmas Under the Clock this Saturday, December 5 from 5:30-8 pm.

From 6:30-7:30 pm, we’ll have two lovely snow princesses in the store for the kids to meet and have their picture taken with.

Stop by Yoder’s True Value Hardware to have a photo with Santa, then come see us for a photo with the snow princesses.

Once you’ve paid your tributes to the princesses, journey next door to Western Credit Union for another frozen surprise. Miller’s Olde Fashioned Ice Cream will be in Western Credit Union passing out ice cream treats.

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Join Us For Our Christmas Under the Clock Open House on Saturday, December 5 from 5:30-8 pm.

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Please join us this Saturday, December 5, for our Open House and Customer Appreciation evening from 5:30-8 pm during Christmas Under the Clock. We will have lots of food and the small glass bottles of soda that everyone loves.

Christmas Under the Clock is again being sponsored this year by UPCO (Uptown Plain City Organization) and the Village of Plain City.

Participating open house locations will be giving away lots of prizes, gifts, and refreshments. The more open houses you visit, the more chances you have to win. Pick up a map at the first open house you visit to locate all of the other places holding open houses.

Enter the raffle at each open house location to win a $250 Visa Gift Card from UPCO. The drawing for the card will take place at 8 pm at the DNA Building, 340 West Main Street (the old Elementary building). You do not have to be present to win the gift card.

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You’ll also have an extra chance to enter the gift card raffle each time you ride one of the shuttle vans running from Lovejoy’s Market to Yoder’s Hardware between 5:30 and 8 pm. Enter one raffle slip per shuttle ride.

Please bring some non-perishable food items or toiletries for the Plain City Food Pantry, 156 West Main Street. Share your blessings this holiday season. If you drop off items for the food pantry at Clip N Curl Family Hair Care, 251 West Main Street, you will receive a $2 coupon for a service or a product.

Here at the drugstore, we will be giving away gift certificates to many local businesses. So stop in and sign up to win!

We’ll be raffling off gift certificates for:

While our Open House kicks off at 5:30 pm, Christmas Under the Clock actually gets under way at 5 pm with the Tree Lighting Ceremony downtown in Bicentennial Park (the Flatiron between Chillicothe and Main Streets). There will be local carolers, the Plain City Community Band, Starlight Twirlers (baton twirlers), and the Jonathan Alder Mixed Chorus at the Tree Lighting. DJ Tim Firlik will also help out with music and sound. The tree will be lit up by the Tree Lighting Pixies, winners of the Christmas Coloring Contest.

From 5:30 to 6:30 pm, the Plain City Community Band will perform in the plaza.

They will be followed by In Harmony Music Studio from 6:30 to 7 pm.

From 7 to 8 pm, the Sharon Mennonite Church Group will warm your spirits.

Once you’ve been dazzled by the tree lighting ceremony and entertainers, head over to the DNA Building, 340 West Main Street (the old Elementary building) for a Christmas Auction beginning at 7 pm. Proceeds from the auction will benefit UPCO (to continue funding the celebration each year). Auction items will be on display beginning at 5:30 pm. Items have been donated by local businesses.

While you wait for the Auction to get started, you can shop at the Crafter’s Only Show in the DNA Building from 5:30-8 pm. Get all of your holiday gift giving done in one stop and pick up some great home-made items.

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You can then take a horse drawn wagon ride to Yoder’s True Value Hardware for photos with Santa.

Stop by the drugstore to meet a fairytale snow princess between 6:30-7:30 pm. You can get your picture taken with Santa and with a Princess! WOW!!

On your way to see Santa and the Snow Princesses, stop by the Plain City Library, 305 West Main Street, for live music with Classical Sounds and the Friends of the Library’s Book and Novelty Sale. The sale will feature an enormous book sale in the library’s large meeting room, as well as holiday novelties and a selection of gift items made from recycled books including jewelry, bookmarks, buttons, and other unique creations. The Book and Novelty Sale gets underway during Christmas Under the Clock and continues through December 12 during regular library hours.

Like the Library on Facebook HERE and keep up on all their events.

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Stop by ASE Feed and Supply, 211 South Jefferson Avenue, you can enter to win a year’s worth of Blue Buffalo dog food (12-15 pound bags). ASE will be open 5:30 to 8 pm. Like them on Facebook HERE.

After you come out to visit us, make sure to drop by Rooms that Bloom Florist next to Lovejoy’s IGA and find some great holiday candies and gifts.

As you wait for a wagon ride, enjoy ham and bean soup with cornbread from UPCO. The Plain City Events Committee will also be hosting a bake sale. Eat your items as you walk around town or take them home for a snack later.

For more information on the 14th Annual Christmas Under the Clock celebration, go HERE.

You can also see a complete list of events HERE.

You can also find out more about what is going on by LIKING Christmas Under the Clock on Facebook HERE. You can also like UPCO’s Facebook page HERE.

While you can walk Main Street downtown, it is a little more tricky to get out to us on Route 42. Luckily, as mentioned previously, there will be van shuttles available to take people from Yoder’s Hardware to Lovejoy’s IGA and up and down Jefferson Avenue (Route 42). Let the skilled Christmas Under the Clock volunteer drivers get you safely where you need to go. And, remember, the more times you ride, the more times you can enter the raffle for the $250 Visa gift card.

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Join Us For Our Christmas Under the Clock Open House on Saturday, December 6 from 5:30-9pm.

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Please join us this Saturday, December 6, for our Open House and Customer Appreciation evening from 5:30-9 pm during Christmas Under the Clock. We will have lots of food (twenty dozen homemade cookies baked by Cherie’s church youth group–YUM) and the small glass bottles of soda that everyone loves.

Christmas Under the Clock is again being sponsored this year by UPCO (Uptown Plain City Organization) and the Village of Plain City.

Participating open house locations will be giving away lots of prizes, gifts, and refreshments. The more open houses you visit, the more chances you have to win. Pick up a map at the first open house you visit to locate all of the other places holding open houses.

This year, funds raised from Christmas Under the Clock will go toward renovation of the clock tower, the namesake for this yearly event. The tower housing the clock is in need of approximately $60,000 in repairs. Around $17,000 has already been raised from Village funds ($15,000) and a Community Projects Grant ($2,000). The remaining $43,000 will need to be raised by the community.

Please also bring some non-perishable food items or toiletries for the Plain City Food Pantry, 156 West Main Street.

Here at the drugstore, we will also be giving away an iPad to one winner, 12 years and older. So stop in and sign up to win an iPad!

While our open house kicks off at 5:30 pm, Christmas Under the Clock actually gets under way at 5 pm with the Tree Lighting Ceremony downtown in Bicentennial Park (the Flatiron). There will be local carolers, choirs, baton twirlers, and the Jonathan Alder Band at the Tree Lighting. The tree will be lit up by the Tree Lighting Pixies, winners of the Christmas Coloring Contest.

Once you’ve been dazzled by the tree lighting ceremony, head over to the Plain City Auction to bid on Christmas decorations and gift baskets. The bidding only lasts about an hour, so don’t delay. Proceeds from the auction will benefit UPCO (to continue funding the celebration each year) .

You can then take a horse drawn wagon ride to Yoder’s True Value Hardware for photos with Santa. On your way, stop by the Plain City Library for live music with Classical Sounds and the Friends of the Library’s Book and Novelty Sale. The sale will include holiday novelties, as well as an enormous book sale in the library’s large meeting room. The Book and Novelty Sale gets underway during Christmas Under the Clock and continues through December 13 during regular library hours.

The Friends of the Library is also holding a Cookie Contest to raise funds for library programs and services. Submit your best homemade cookies (one dozen) on a non-returnable plate that will be auctioned off  during the Holiday Open House. In addition, entries must include six (6) cookies to be tasted by the judges (total of 18 cookies). Cookie entries must be dropped off by 10 am on December 6 at the Library, 305 West Main Street. The Cookie Contest winner will be announced at 7:30 pm and the winner will receive 50 percent of the silent auction funds.

For more information on the Cookie Contest, to HERE. To download a Cookie Contest entry form, go HERE.

Clip N Curl

Clip N Curl is holding their Re-Grand Opening from 10 am to 9 pm on December 6 at 251 West Main Street. They will be raffling off a basket of goodies. Stop in during Christmas Under the Clock or any time through December 19 with a non-perishable food item to be donated to the Plain City Food Pantry and you will get one raffle ticket (no limit on the amount you can donate to get tickets). Donate $1.00 and get 2 chances. Get a service performed and get multiple chances (see stylists for details). Click on the flyer to enlarge it and get more details.

Like Clip N Curl on Facebook HERE.

Stop by ASE Feed and Supply, 211 South Jefferson Avenue, where you’ll get 10% off all dog food and bird seed. What a deal! We’ll be heading over to get bird seed to feed our hungry back yard birds! ASE will be open 5:30 to 8 pm.

After you come out to visit us, make sure to drop by Rooms that Bloom Florist next to Lovejoy’s IGA and find some great holiday candies and gifts.

Rock on Ice will be doing ice sculpting in Bicentennial Park following the Tree Lighting. If you get a bit too chilly, hang out by a fire barrel to warm up.

For more information on the 13th Annual Christmas Under the Clock celebration, go HERE.

You can also find out more about what is going on by LIKING Christmas Under the Clock on Facebook HERE. You can also like UPCO’s Facebook page HERE.

While you can walk Main Street downtown, it is a little more tricky to get out to us on Route 42. Luckily, there will be shuttles available to take people from Yoder’s Hardware to Lovejoy’s IGA and up and down Jefferson Avenue (Route 42). Let the skilled Christmas Under the Clock volunteer drivers get you safely where you need to go.

We also want to send out a huge thank you to Julie Weaver for all that she does for Christmas Under the Clock and UPCO all year long. Julie took over on a lot of the Village activities a few years ago when Joe and I became a bit burnt out. So thank you, Julie, for keeping this wonderful tradition going! We appreciate all that you do so much!

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It’s Time for the Christmas Under the Clock Coloring Contest.

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It’s that time of year again. Time for your young artists to pull out their crayons and markers and enter the coloring contest to win a chance to be a “Tree lighting Pixie.”

Children 10 and under are eligible to enter the annual coloring contest. Winners will be chosen from three age groups: 5 and under, 6-8, and 9-10.

All winners must be available on Saturday, December 6 from 5-5:45 pm for the tree lighting ceremony during Christmas Under the Clock. Tree lighting pixies will turn on the switch to officially light the Plain City Christmas tree and get the holiday underway.

To download an official coloring contest entry form, please go HERE.

Coloring contest entry forms can also be picked up at Mainstreet Treasures, 150 West Main Street in Plain City.

Send your completed entry to: UPCO, PO Box 297, Plain City, OH 43064

All entries must be received by Thursday, November 20.

Winners will be chosen by Mayor Sandra Adkins.

For a complete list of rules for the coloring contest, please go HERE.

For more information on Christmas Under the Clock, visit the Uptown Plain City Organization (UPCO) web site HERE.

Winners will be announced on the Uptown Plain City (UPCO) Facebook page and via their contact information provided on the entry form. Visit the UPCO Facebook page, HERE.

Join Us on Saturday, December 7, for Our Open House During Christmas Under the Clock.

Please join us this Saturday, December 7, for our Open House and Customer Appreciation evening from 5:30-9 pm during Christmas Under the Clock. We will have lots of food (twenty dozen homemade cookies baked by Cherie’s church youth group–YUM) and the small glass bottles of soda that everyone loves.

We will also be signing folks up for two $250 VISA gift cards that UPCO (Uptown Plain City Organization) and the Village of Plain City are giving away to two lucky winners. You can enter to win at all participating open house locations during Christmas Under the Clock. The more open houses you visit, the more chances you have to win. Pick up a map at the first open house you visit to locate all of the other places holding open houses where you can enter to win the gift cards.

You can also get an extra ticket and chance to win the VISA cards if you bring a non-perishable food item or toiletry to the Plain City Food Pantry, 156 West Main Street.

Here at the drugstore, we will also be giving away an iPad to one winner, 12 years and older. So stop in and sign up to win the VISA gift cards and an iPad!

While our open house kicks off at 5:30 pm, Christmas Under the Clock actually gets under way at 5 pm with the Tree Lighting Ceremony downtown in Bicentennial Park (the Flatiron). There will be local carolers, choirs, baton twirlers, the Jonathan Alder Band, and Santa himself at the Tree Lighting. The tree will be lit up by the Tree Lighting Ambassadors, winners of the Christmas Coloring Contest.

Once you’ve been dazzled by the tree lighting ceremony, head over to the Plain City Auction to bid on Christmas decorations and gift baskets. The bidding only lasts about an hour, so don’t delay. Proceeds from the auction will benefit UPCO (to continue funding the celebration each year) and the Plain City Food Pantry.

You can then take a horse drawn wagon ride to Yoder’s True Value Hardware for photos with Santa. On your way, stop by the Plain City Library for live music with Classical Sounds and the Friends of the Library’s Book and Novelty Sale. The sale will include holiday novelties, as well as an enormous book sale in the library’s large meeting room. There will also be gingerbread decorating from Art the Experience and Tolles Career and Technical Center.

While you are in the library, check out their Booklovers Ornaments for sale to benefit the Friends of the Library. These handcrafted and one-of-a-kind ornaments are filled with paper from classic recycled books including A Christmas Carol, Heidi, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Jane Eyre, and many more. Shatter-proof acrylic ornaments are also available featuring children’s book characters and comics. New ornaments will be added weekly through Christmas. These unique ornaments are $5 each and can be purchased a the library (305 West Main Street), Monday to Thursday 10 am to 9 pm and Saturday 10 am to 6 pm. They will also be available during the Holiday Open House from 5:30 to 9 pm.

Across from the Library, vendors will be set up in the old elementary school (340 West Main Street) selling crafts and lots of unique items. PetPromise rescue group will also be set up there with adoptable cats for people to meet. If you bring a donation of pet food for their pet food pantry, you can get an extra entry in the drawing for the VISA gift cards.

And the Union County Humane Society (UCHS) will have adoptable kittens at Plain City Animal Hospital, 209 West Main Street, and adoptable dogs at ASE Feed and Supply, 211 South Jefferson Avenue. The dogs will be available to meet from 5:30 to 8 pm. ASE will also donate $5 for every bag of dog food sold during the event to UCHS. And if you don’t have a dog, buy a bag to donate to the shelter and ASE will still give the $5 donation!

ASE will also be featuring family friendly holiday movies during Movie at the Mill. Stop by for hot chocolate and watch a holiday movie projected on the BIG screen–the really big screen–the side of the elevator!

After you come out to visit us, make sure to drop by Rooms that Bloom Florist next to Lovejoy’s IGA and meet some elf friends.

Rock on Ice will be doing ice sculpting in Bicentennial Park following the Tree Lighting.

For more information on the 12th Annual Christmas Under the Clock celebration, go HERE.

You can also find out more about what is going on by LIKING Christmas Under the Clock on Facebook HERE.

While you can walk Main Street downtown, it is a little more tricky to get out to us on Route 42. Luckily, there will be shuttles available to take people from Yoder’s Hardware to Lovejoy’s IGA and up and down Jefferson Avenue (Route 42). Let the skilled Christmas Under the Clock volunteer drivers get you safely where you need to go.

If you buy gift items during your trek on Main Street and Jefferson Avenue, we’ll have someone in the pharmacy from 5:30 to 9 pm wrapping presents for a donation to Black and Orange Cat Foundation. Bring as many boxes as you want us to wrap and we’ll provide the paper, bows, tape, and gift wrapping expertise for a donation that will help support spay and neuter efforts for stray and homeless cats in the Plain City area. We will also have a table set up with items for sale that benefit Black and Orange. Included in those special goodies are homemade dog treats! Buy a baggie for your pooch for just $1.

We also want to send out a huge thank you to Julie Weaver for all that she does for Christmas Under the Clock and UPCO all year long. Julie took over on a lot of the Village activities a few years ago when Joe and I became a bit burnt out. So thank you, Julie, for keeping this wonderful tradition going! We appreciate all that you do so much!