ChristmasVille schedule of events: What's left for Sunday

Special to The HeraldNovember 22, 2012 

With 70 activities over four days, ChristmasVille will again transform downtown Rock Hill into a storybook winter village.

The event – in its seventh year that through Dec. 2 – was named South Carolina’s event of the year for four years in row and last year won best overall event in South Carolina and North Carolina.

The festival celebrates Christmas while showcasing the work of artist Vernon Grant, a Rock Hill native and creator of Kellogg’s Rice Krispies “Snap! Crackle! Pop!”

Here’s a list of remaining activities for Sunday:

Sunday, Dec. 2

Strolling Dickens Carolers, downtown, throughout the day

Snow Village, Gettys Art Center parking lot, 201 E. Main St., noon

Ice Skating at Polar Bear Park, Old Town Amphitheater, 12-5 p.m.

Ferris Wheel, Main Street near Caldwell, 12-5 p.m.

Carousel, Caldwell Street near Main, 12-5 p.m.

Miniature Golf, Caldwell Street, 12-5 p.m.

Trackless Train Rides, 116 E. Main St., 12-5 p.m.

Holiday Gift Market, 135 E. Main St./121 Caldwell St., 12-5 p.m.

Miniature Dollhouse Display, Main Street, 12-5 p.m.

ChristmasVille Food Court, Black Street parking lot, 12-5 p.m.

Main Street Children’s Museum Celebrates ChristmasVille, 133 E. Main St., 12-5 p.m.

Gingerbread House Contest, Display and Auction, Center for the Arts, 12-5 p.m.

Vernon Grant’s Santa Images/People’s Choice, Center for the Arts, 12-5 p.m.

Miniature Dollhouse Display, Main Street, 12-5 p.m.

Name the Gnome Contest, Center for the Arts, 12-5 p.m.

The Vernon Grant Exhibit and Outdoor Art Festival, Center for the Arts, 12-5 p.m.

Angel Tree, 121 Caldwell St., 12-5 p.m.

ChristmasVille Merchandise, 133 E. Main St., 12-5 p.m.

The Gnome Tree, Center for the Arts, 12-5 p.m.

Support our Troops, 133 E. Main St., 12-4 p.m.

“Wee Can Do It” Kids Crafts, 206 E. Main St., 12-6 p.m.

White Home Holiday Tour, 258 E. White St., noon- 4 p.m.

Santa’s Toy Workshop, Old Town Amphitheater, 1-3 p.m.

Paint and Decorate Your Own Gingerbread Art, Center for the Arts, 1-3 p.m.

Historic Trolley Tours, Main Street at Elk Avenue, 1-4:30 p.m.

Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides, Main Street, 1-5 p.m.

Christmas Pony Rides, Main Street grassy area, 1-4 p.m.

Telephone Calls to Santa, Comporium Telephone Museum, 117 Elk Ave., 1-4 p.m.

Senior Choreography Showcase, Johnson Theatre at Winthrop University, 2 p.m.

How the Grinch Stole ChristmasVille, Main and Caldwell, 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Holiday Hounds Costume Contest Registration, Main Street grassy area, 2:30 p.m.

Holiday Hounds Costume Judging and Promenade, Main Street grassy area, 3 p.m.

Santa’s Great Gnome Awakening and Jingle Bell Parade, Main Street, 3 p.m.

The Rented Christmas Theatrical Performance, Community Performance Center, 3 p.m.

Cookie and Cupcake Decorating, 140 E. Main St., 3-5 p.m.

Christmas Book Sale, York County Library, 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Victorian Tea, Woman’s Club of Rock Hill, 607 Aiken Ave., 4 p.m.

Winthrop Collegiate Choir and the Winthrop Jazz Voices, Ebenezer Presbyterian Church, 2132 Ebenezer Road, 4 p.m.

ChristmasVille Grand Finale, Main and Caldwell streets, 5-5:45 p.m.

Service of Lessons and Carols, Episcopal Church of Our Saviour, 144 Caldwell St., 6 p.m.

Divas Through the Decades Holiday Tribute, 135 E. Main St., 6-8 p.m.

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