Boonville’s 1st Annual – Santa’s Workshop & Toy Drive
Date: December 14th, 2023
Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Broadway Cafe
Get ready to experience the magic of the holiday season at Santa’s Workshop! This heartwarming event is all about giving back to the community and spreading cheer. It also benefits the KEYS Program and local youth, making it even more special.
From enchanting piano performances and a visit from Santa himself to hot chocolate, cookies, and a captivating live show, Santa’s Workshop offers something for everyone. Join us to celebrate the season, create lasting memories, and help make it warmer and brighter for all!
RSVP by December 10th to enroll your children in this event. Local businesses interested in participating, please contact us at Stoney Shire.
Mitten Drive: Inspired by Shannon Thayer, our Mitten Drive kicks off on November 14th. Help keep our community warm by donating mittens and winter gear that will make a difference in someone’s life.
Toy Drive: Our 1st Annual Toy Drive starts on November 14th and ends on December 14th. Talent-based items like art supplies and instruments are strongly recommended, as this is a Gift that Keeps on Giving. However, board games also are highly suggested along with any other toys. You can drop off your donations at The Broadway Bakery or the Woodland Brewery.
Benefiting KEYS Program and Local Youth: Let’s come together to share the joy of giving and inspire the spirit of Christmas in these wonderful children and families in need of support! Please be sure to check them out at https://www.facebook.com/KEYSProgram
DJ Unicorn Chaos playing throughout the event. Hosted by Lisa Stanford and Brian Blair.
4:55 PM – Piano Performance: Hosted by Paige Crego, they will be playing enchanting holiday melodies to set the festive mood. Concludes at 6:45 PM, with a brief intermission from 5:25 PM to 6:15 PM.
5:00 PM – Santa’s Toy Shop: Santa Claus arrives, and the magical toy shop opens its doors to all the excited children! Join in the enchantment as kids lend a hand to Santa in crafting toys destined to bring smiles to the children supported by The KEYS Program. It’s a heartwarming moment of generosity and holiday spirit! – Mr. & Mrs. Clause played by Guy Case & Tracy Austin.
5:30 PM – Special Guest: Beware, The Grinch may make an appearance! We never know what he will be up to, but let’s join in and help warm his heart. – Grinch impersonation by The Grumpy Woodpecker.
5:40 PM – Hot Chocolate and Cookies: Delicious treats served to the little ones, perfect for warming up on a winter evening.
7:00 PM – Book Reading: Join us in celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the beloved poem “Twas The Night Before Christmas.” Executive Director of Constable Hall Loraine O’Donnell will read the beloved poem.
7:20 PM – Gifts to the Givers: It’s time to unwrap the magic! Join us for the opening of presents, a heartwarming moment filled with gratitude for all our diligent workers and enthusiastic young participants who have contributed to making presents for Santa.
(Local businesses in or around the Boonville area, please reach out to us to explore how you can be a part of this heartwarming endeavor.)
7:50 PM – End of Event Message: As we conclude this magical evening, we’ll share a special thank you message to all our wonderful participants.
Present Wrapping: A huge shoutout to Shannon Murphy-Plumadore Thayer for providing present wrapping services throughout the event.
Elf on The Shelf: Keep an eye out for Jordan JB Brendan’s mischievous Elf on The Shelf, who may be up to some holiday fun!
Let’s come together as a community to celebrate the holiday season, create cherished memories, and make a difference by supporting the KEYS Program. Don’t forget to bring your holiday spirit and generosity!
Spread the word, invite your friends and family, and let’s make Santa’s Workshop 2023 the most magical event of the year!