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Downtown Lima holiday festival returns Dec. 5

Breakfast with Santa, coloring contests cookie and ornament decorating at downtown Lima’s annual festival

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LIMA – The downtown will be full of wintery fun activities Dec. 5.

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Downtown Lima will host its annual Downtown Lima Holiday Festival.

The day will include a variety of activities that day including Breakfast with Santa, art projects, cookie decorating, ornaments making and more at other downtown locations.

For details and schedule of events, visit visitdowntownlima.com or facebook.com/downtownlima.

The Met will host Breakfast with Santa from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 5 at 306 N Main Street. Children will have the opportunity to participate in holiday activities and visit with Santa about their Christmas wish list. The breakfast cost is $5.

Alter Ego Comics will host Star Wars Ornament making and the Meeting Place will have candy cane flavored hot chocolate for $1.

List of activities during the downtown Lima 2015 holiday festival (all activities 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. unless otherwise noted):

  • The Met – Breakfast with Santa from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $5.
  • Alter Ego Comics – Star Wars Ornaments making. Free activity.. Bring in a donation for Toys for Tots and receive 20% off any purchase.
  • Aged to Perfection –  Ornament decorating. Free activity.
  • Maynard’s Consign and Design – Gift drawings every hour/grandma Christmas story time. Free activity.
  • Custom Staffing – Hot chocolate and treats. Free activity.
  • For the Love of Quilts – Coloring contest. Free activity.
  • Beauty by Jill –  Christmas craft. Free activity.
  • Fat Cat Diner –  Cookie decorating. Free activity.
  • Allen County Museum – Christmas Tree festival. Free activity.
  • Nitza’s – Four $25 gift certificate giveaways and window display. Free activity.
  • The Meeting Place – Candy can hot chocolate. Cost is $1. Shawnee High School art club: crushed canned art project. Free activity.
  • Wingate by Wyndham – Christmas ornaments by Shawnee Alliance Church. Free activity.
  • Hofeller’s – Refreshments. Free activity.
  • Downtown Lima Inc. – Shopping Pass. Free activity.

The festival is sponsored by Tom Ahl, The Met, Potash, Shirley Daley Community Fund, and Quick as a Wink Printing.