SUGAR GROVE – The holiday season officially kicks off in Sugar Grove at the annual "Holiday in the Grove" on Dec. 7. Get ready for numerous family-friendly events throughout the day.
The event begins at 7:45 a.m. at the Sugar Grove Community House, 141 Main St., with the lighting of the Christmas tree, followed by Breakfast with Santa with serving times at 8, 9 and 10 a.m. Santa will be available for photos from 8 a.m. to noon, along with children's activities during that time.
Stop by Kaneland John Shields Elementary School, 85 Main St., for children's holiday shopping, crafts and vendors from 9 a.m. to noon, and children came make crafts of their own from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Enjoy horse drawn wagon rides with Neilson Belgian Horses from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mrs. Claus will be decorating cookies with the kids from 1 to 2 p.m. The Holiday Cafe and raffle table will be also open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Visit the Sugar Grove United Methodist Church, 176 Main St. for Mrs. Santa's Sweet Shoppe and stable nativity from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
And wrap up the day at the Sugar Grove Public Library, 125 Municipal Drive for music, crafts, story time and more from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For more information, visit www.holidayinthegrove.org.