LIMA — With Christmas coming Wednesday, holiday events are starting to wind down. However, there are some events still taking place this week. Below is a list:
Home for the Holidays Art Sale
65-67 Town Square
Ongoing until Saturday
This blockbuster art sale features the work of 34 of the area’s best artists, offering the public the chance to buy one-of-a-kind gifts while also supporting local artisans.
20th Annual Gift Wrapping Fundraiser
DeHaven’s Home and Garden Showplace
775 Shawnee Road
Saturday through Christmas Eve. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 12 noon to 5 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Christmas Eve.
The Samaritan House, a homeless shelter for women and children, will help wrap any and all Christmas gifts, not just those purchased at DeHaven’s. There is no cost for the gift wrapping, but donations to help the mission of Samaritan House will gladly be accepted.
Christmas Nativity Sets
St. Charles Senior Living Community
2860 U.S. 127
9 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Jan. 5
Nativity scenes from various countries will be on display in the first floor hallway. The sets are courtesy of the University of Dayton, Marian Library.
North Pole Express
Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation, Inc.
11600 County Road 99
6 to 9 p.m. Fridays, 5 to 9 p.m. Saturdays and 5 to 8 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 29.
Admission: $2 for adults, $1 for children 12 and under, and free for active duty military personnel and their immediate families.
The North Pole Express quarter-scale train ride will transport passengers through a sparkling light and decoration display, and over 60 decorated trees will adorn the museum. There will also be several model train layouts, and there will be plenty of gift ideas in the railroad gift shop.
Festival of Lights
High Street Park
6 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday
No cost, but asking for non-perishable food item donation
Enjoy light displays from individuals, businesses and groups while visiting with Santa and listening to the music of the season.
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