Decatur Christmas Open House set for this weekend

Staff Writer

    Decatur Christmas Open House is set for Saturday and Sunday. There will be 20 businesses throughout the city offering special sales and activities as part of the event.
    Decatur businesses participating in the open house include: ABCinema, Adams Memorial Hospital Gift Shop, Angel’s Bakery, Antique Chase, Bear’s Den Embroidery & More, Blackbird Boutique, Eichorn Jewelry, Imagine Real Estate, InBalance Books, Just Because Jewelry & Gifts, Ritter’s Flowers & Gifts, The Galley, The HomePlace, The Hope Chest, The Java Bean Café, The Next Page Bookstore, The Oak Room Beauty Lounge, West End Restaurant, Woodwings and Yvonne Marie’s Antique Mall.
    Shoppers will have the opportunity to participate in the punch card program – shop at participating businesses, get 10 punches and be entered for a chance to win one of two gift baskets, with unique items from Decatur businesses.  
    Some special events also planned are:
    • Santa at the Courthouse from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday.  Bring your camera. Santa will have hot chocolate and cookies to share while supplies last;
    • A free showing of "A Christmas Movie" at the Adams Public Library-Decatur at 11 a.m. Saturday;
    • Merry Merchant Window Display Contest – vote on your favorite Christmas window display, the winning business will receive a gift of Decatur Dollars;
    • Enter for a chance to win a poinsettia at every participating Christmas Open House business.
    Pick up flyers with maps for this weekend at any Christmas Open House participating business.