This Week In North Baldwin | Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Rain, rain, go away! We are closely monitoring the weather. IF the weather should affect the festival - ALL UPDATES WILL BE POSTED TO THE FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE!
There will be a LIMITED amount of Christmas Fest T-Shirts for sale during the festival at the North Baldwin Chamber of Commerce tent!

Shirts are white, long Sleeve,
Comfort Colors Brand. Design is printed on front, festival sponsors printed on back.

Youth Long Sleeve: $20
Adult Long Sleeve: $25

Harko design by Marlee Bailey

#LocalLikeMeLilly pictured with this year's prize stash!
As always, we look forward to the crowd that will gather under the fire truck Friday night for the annual Ping Pong Prize Drop!

HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
Opening ceremonies will begin at 6pm, including the Tree Lighting and Santa's arrival on the fire engine. The Ping Pong Drop will begin shortly after Santa's arrival on the corner of Hoyle and First Street. GET READY!

We've got some amazing prizes to give away, including everything in the photo above & MORE!
THANK YOU to everyone who donated this year!

500 Ping Pong Balls will be dropped -
ONLY 100 ARE NUMBERED!
NUMBERED BALLS can be redeemed at the
North Baldwin Chamber of Commerce tent
AT THE FESTIVAL - SATURDAY ONLY
between 8am and 4pm!
*NO REDEMPTIONS ACCEPTED AFTER THE FESTIVAL CLOSES
ON SATURDAY AS OF NOW

BRING YOUR BLANKETS AND CHAIRS AND GET READY FOR THIS YEAR'S NEW ADDITION TO THE FESTIVAL!
An outdoor showing of A Christmas Story will begin at 7pm in Blackburn Park on the big screen!
* Please understand, as we are working with a professional photographer during these portraits, no personal photographs should be taken at this time *

CLICK HERE for printable version of photo form!
ARE YOU REGISTERED TO RUN YET?
NEW THIS YEAR - DON'T FORGET TO CHECK IT OUT & VOTE!

Christmas Tree Decorating Contest
Located in Rex Courtyard
This contest is only open to public schools here in the North Baldwin area.
Principals have been provided the application with guidelines.

First Place $100.00, 2nd Place $75.00, Crowd Favorite $50.00
and "Bragging Rights" for one year!
 
**Crowd Favorite voting will take place on Facebook in the 36th Annual Christmas Fest event page beginning Friday, December 7th and voting will close Saturday, December 8th at 12 noon.
THE PHOTO OF THE TREE WITH THE MOST LIKES WINS CROWD FAVORITE! **

Awards will be announced Saturday, December 8th on stage at the festival at 3:15pm inside Blackburn Park.
Participating Schools Include:
Baldwin County High School, Bay Minette Middle School, Bay Minette Elementary, Pine Grove Elementary, Perdido School, Stapleton Elementary and the North Baldwin Center for Technology
GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!!
Tickets can be purchased at the North Baldwin Chamber of Commerce or either day of Christmas Fest before the drawing.
The Ultimate Outdoor Adventure Giveaway drawing will be
held on Saturday, December 8th at 12pm!
CHECK THIS OUT!
This year's OFFICIAL 36th Annual Christmas Fest Ornament
has been created by Coastal Wood Art.
Original artwork by Artist Marlee Bailey.

Only 50 ornaments are being produced and can be pre-ordered by clicking  HERE  or they can be purchased at the show.  

25% of all proceeds are being donated to the Bay Minette City Police Department. 

December 8th, 12:00pm - 1:00pm  - Line up behind/beside Bay Minette Elementary School

December 8th, 1:00pm - 1:30pm  - Judging of the floats (all judged floats must be in line by 1:00pm)

December 8th, 1:30pm  - Parade Rolls

Parade Route  - Line up beside/in front of Bay Minette Elementary School (old Intermediate School), to 9th Street, 9th Street to Hand Ave, Hand Ave to Hwy 31 South, to Pine Street, Pine Street to 1st Street, 1st Street to Hoyle Avenue, Hoyle Ave to 5th Street, and back into school lot

*December 8th, 3:15pm  - Parade Awards at Gazebo in Blackburn Park, for judged floats only.
PARADE INFO
Have a Wonderful Week Everyone, and as always we hope to see you out and about in North Baldwin!
North Baldwin Chamber of Commerce
301 McMeans Ave / PO Box 310
Bay Minette, AL 36507
Ashley Jones Davis, Executive Director - 251.937.5665 ext.2 | ashley@northbaldwinchamber.com
Kristina Angelone, Special Projects & Operations - 251.937.5665 ext.3 | kristina@northbaldwinchamber.com
Marlee Bailey, Marketing Assistant - 251.937.5665 | marlee@northbaldwinchamber.com