Jim Thorpe’s Famous Olde Time Christmas Festival will have a Victorian Costume Contest on July 21, 2012 and celebrate Charles Dickens’ 200th birthday.
The Olde Time Christmas Committee will celebrate and honor Charles Dickens 200th Birthday with a photo contest, a Mug Walk, a concert by Bach & Handel Chorale and a Birthday Cake!
Mug Sales – 10am to 12 noon at Josiah White Park
Mug Walk – 11am to 5pm
Bach & Handel – 10am to 12 noon
Visit by Charles Dickens himself and Birthday
Cake cutting – 1pm at Dimmick Memorial Library
Winner of “Best dressed Dickens Character” announced at cake cutting and presented with $200 gift certificate for shops in town.
Cake designed by La Mia Torta
Cake is $1.00 to benefit the library
“How to get involved” if you’re a local business and want to get some great free publicity: be part of the mug walk (11am-5pm 7/21) and, or, donate a gift certificate for the costume contest.