|Those seeking Christmas-related activities have plenty of options this weekend. Below is a sampling of some of the events scheduled for Dec. 7 and 8 in the Fox Valley.|
Annual Snowflake Shuffle set for Dec. 7
TriCity Family Services will conduct the fifth annual Snowflake Shuffle 5K Run Saturday, Dec. 7 in Geneva’s Mill Creek Subdivision. Registration and check-in will begin at 7 a.m. at the Mill Creek Clubhouse, 39W525 Herrington Drive, Geneva. A youth mile will begin at 8:30 a.m. The 5K will start at 9 a.m. The registration fee is $30 for adults. For more information, call TriCity Family Services at 630-232-1070.
Breakfast with Santa
The Geneva Lions Club will host its annual Pancake Breakfast with Santa from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 at Geneva High School, 416 McKinley Ave., Geneva. Tickets are $5 in advance and $6 at the door. Children ages 5 and younger are admitted free. The menu will include pancakes, sausage, juice, coffee and milk.
Christmas in Kaneville
Our friends at the Kaneville Township Historical Society will host Christmas in Kaneville from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. The celebration will include activities at Hill’s Country Store, 2S133 Harter Road, and the Kaneville Community Center, 2S101 Harter Road. The Farley House, dating to the 1840s, will be open for viewing. The celebration will include a bake sale and children’s crafts. For more information, call 630-557-2854.
Durant House to offer Candlelight Celebration
The Preservation Partners of the Fox Valley will offer a Candlelight Celebration at the Durant House Museum from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 and Sunday, Dec. 8. The event offers a glimpse of how Christmas was celebrated in the 19th century. Admission is $3 for adults and $1 Children. The museum is located in the Leroy Oakes Forest Preserve. 37W700 Dean St., St. Charles. For more information, call 630-377-6424.
Albright Theatre to stage holiday show
The Albright Theatre Company in Batavia will present “Just in the Nick of Time” starting Dec. 6 and continuing through Dec. 15. The play follows Detective Red Mistletoe and the citizens of the North Pole as they search for the missing Santa Claus. Tickets are $12 for adults and $9 for students and seniors. For more information, visit www.albrighttheatre.com.
Santa to visit county animal shelter
The Kane County Animal Control shelter will host a visit with Santa from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 7. Visitors are invited to bring their pets for photos with Santa. The event is free, but visitors are encouraged to donate pet food, toys and blankets to the shelter for the shelter’s animals. For more information about the event, call 630-232-3555.
St. Charles Singers plan Candlelight Carols
The St. Charles Singers will present Candlelight Carols at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 and 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8 at Baker Memorial United Methodist Church, 307 Cedar Ave., St. Charles. The program will feature traditional carols and anthems. Tickets can be purchased online at www.stcharlessingers.com.
Just one more thing
The Batavia Public Library will host a book sale from 9:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. The library is located at 10 S. Batavia Ave. in downtown Batavia. For more information, all 630-879-1393.
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