November 9, 2017
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Downtown businesses are getting into the holiday spirit by decorating their windows! You can vote for your favorite display from November 18 thru November 28! You can use an online link or a QR code to scan to take you to the voting page. Keep your eye on these participating businesses
Saturday, December 2
12noon-4:30pm
Bring your family and friends to Downtown Lancaster
for a celebration of winter and the upcoming holidays!
Free carriage rides , holiday music , elf scavenger hunt ,
pictures with Santa , family friendly crafts , in-store specials ,
and of course great shopping in our downtown businesses !
Also the Tour of Trees will be in the
Fairfield County 211 offices at 108 W. Main St!
Stay after and enjoy music from General Sherman 8th grade choir
at 4:45pm and the lighting of the downtown tree at 5pm. 
Start your holiday season off with us!
From the Directors' Desk
´╗┐ There is a chill in the air as rosy cheeked downtowners bustle about their days with shopping, working, dining, and exploring. As the weather turns cooler we are excited at Destination Downtown Lancaster about so many wonderful holiday themed activities that will soon be upon us! Business owners are busy decorating their windows so that they will be fully dressed by the upcoming holiday parade, and restaurants, bakeries, bars, and coffee shops are already dreaming up holiday themed fare that will be sure to delight any palate.  

While the leaves are dying and falling from the trees, this is also a season of rebirth and new beginnings for many business and restaurants that are trying to be open in time for the holidays. Keep your eyes peeled and connect with us on Facebook for all the latest news. It is sure to be exciting!

Until then, see you downtown!
Amanda Everitt
amanda@destinationdowntownlancaster.com
740.277.6607
Office Ramblings
Hi Friends!

Another busy week in the DDL Offices! Hard to believe that the Downtown winter festivities will start in just 9 days! I hope you will come Downtown for the big parade next Saturday, November 18. Thousands of people line the streets to see the decorative floats, animals, tractors, live music, entertainers, Santa and much more. The Parade route begins at the Fairfield County Fairgrounds heading south on Columbus Street. Route turns east onto Main Street through Downtown. Parade goes north on Broad Street, returning to the Fairgrounds. The parade lasts approximately 2 hours, come and stake your spot on the route!
It will also be the start of the Holiday Window Decorating Contest! This contest will run until November 28. Voting will done online and the link will be available in our newsletter, on our website, from posters and flyers around town, and of course on Facebook! A complete list of participating businesses will also be available too!
A couple "save-the-dates" for you (more details will come);
Saturday, November 25 is Small Business Saturday- lots of participating shops, museums and restaurants that will offer specials available only on that day!
Saturday, December 2 is Winter Fest- Downtown comes alive with the sights and sounds of the holidays! (see info above). And be sure to stay after and hear holiday music and witness the lighting of the Downtown tree! A great holiday tradition to continue, or start, this year!!

Wild Woman Wednesday was short but sweet this week. Busy schedules (work just sometimes gets in the way!) ;) We took a few minutes tho to grab some coffee and morning sweets and gather around the table in our offices. It has become something I look forward to and enjoy. It's nice to work with friends and be able to enjoy the camaraderie! We are lucky wild ones!! I'm sure shenanigans will be in our future, but with the busyness in our work right now, the chill time is appreciated!

Keep our Downtown Ambassador Myles in your thoughts as he spends the weekend recovering from, well, how can I politely say it, having his "little beans" snipped. No babies for Myles.....but I'm sure he will be back to work on Monday, maybe with just a little less spunk,,,,,maybe....

Have a great weekend and hopefully I'll see ya Downtown!
Michelle
michelle@destinationdowntownlancaster.com
740.277.6607
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PARTNERS OF DDL

Ale House 1890
Ava Jewelers
Bay Food Market
Connor Orthodontics
Diamond Jim's Pizza
Dr. David & Perla Uhl
Fairfield County Foundation
Fashion & Vanity Cleaners
Frank E. Smith Funeral Home
Halteman-Fett & Dyer Funeral Home
Hamburg Fireworks Display Inc.
Huddle Tire Co.
Jack Katlic
Jennifer Sitterley Baum
Lancaster Estates
Lancaster Municipal Gas
Main Street Bistro
N8 Family Chiropractic
Natural Remedies
Promotions by Design
Santino's
Shaw's Restaurant
Stebelton Snider LPA
Stifel
Suzannah's Gallery & Taproom
Taylor Rental
The Becker Law Firm
The Smoke Stack Hobby Shop
Tom & Melody Bobbitt

SUPPORTERS OF DDL  

A Season in Time
Art & Clay on Main
Big Ideas Branding & Apparel
Bob's Backyard BBQ & Cafe
Bodenheimer- Mayer House
Bruce Chiropractic
Buckeye Counseling
Chris Febes Insurance Agency, LLC
Decorative Arts Center of Ohio
Dryden Investments, LLC
Emerald Phoenix Mystic Boutique
Fairfield County Auditor Jon A. Slater, Jr.
Fairfield County DD
Fairfield County Historical Parks
Fairfield County Visitors & Convention Bureau
Fairfield Heritage Association
FairHope Hospice & Palliative Care
Family Y
Four Reasons Bakery & Deli
Friends of the Fairfield County District Library
Geneva Hills Group, Inc.
GLAM Studios
Heather Renee Photography
Healthy Edge Nutrition
J.D. Hendersons Sports Pub
Joni Campbell State Farm Insurance
Krile Communications
Lancaster/Fairfield Chamber of Commerce
Lancaster Festival, Inc.
Lancaster Parks & Recreation Dept.
M2Mangement Solutions
Ohio Glass Museum
Paperback Exchange
Preston & Jean Henderson
Sparkle & Rust
Steady Roll Salon
The Confectionary
The Frame Shop
The Lancaster Playhouse
The Studio on Fifth
The Well
Tracie Lynn's Collection
Two Black Sheep
Two Broke Artists
United Vending
Varga Communications, Inc.
WebChick
Westaff
Whiskers Animal Welfare and Education

FRIENDS OF DDL

Sharon Altman
Ethan Bingaman
Carol L. Bowen
Eric Croft & Jenna Bruen
Patrick & Ronnie Dodds
Bryan & Amanda Everitt
Sherry Febes
Kelly Fuller & Bob Thomas
Larry & Michelle Garlinger
Leonard & Rosemary Hajost
Todd & Leslee Hanson
Bill & Jackie Heath
Marc & Natalie Herdman
Theresa Marshall
Bruce & Nancy McAtee
John Mott
Scott & Jamie Reed
Brad Roach
Sandra Schroer
Philip & Jennifer Settecase
Kam & John Sigafoos
David S. Smith
Laura & Andy Specht
Michael & Stephanie Tharp
James Thomson
Tim & Jill Warner
Wayne & Laura Williams
Robert Wolfinger
Erin & Carrie Woody
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