Bethesda Mission invites the public to the inaugural Christmas at Italian Lake holiday celebration, this Saturday, December 9, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, December 10, from noon to 5 p.m. at Italian Lake Park in Harrisburg.
Events through the weekend will include horse-and-carriage “sleigh” rides, a Christmas market, visits with Santa Claus and live music.
Christmas at Italian Lake schedule of events
For a $5 donation to Bethesda Mission, take your family or holiday sweetheart on a carriage ride. Tickets will be sold at the event on a first come, first served basis.
Saturday from noon-4 p.m
Sunday from noon-4 p.m.
Photos will be taken with Santa in the Christmas cabin. All children who have their photo taken will receive a gift from Santa. $5 donation per person to Bethesda Mission.
Christmas Tree Lighting
Sunday at 5 p.m.
Saturday, December 9
Noon–12:30 p.m. First United Methodist – Hershey
12:30–1 p.m. Rockville United Methodist Church
1–1:30 p.m. Zion Lutheran Church
2:30–3 p.m. Paxton Ministries Bell Choir
3–3:30 p.m. Rockville United Methodist Church
4–4:30 p.m. Market Square Presbyterian
5:30–6 p.m. Brookfield Bible Church
6-6:30 p.m. Trinity Presbyterian Church
Sunday, December 10
1–1:30 p.m. Chambers Hill United Methodist Church Choir
2–2:30 p.m. Holy Apostles Church
3:30–4 p.m. Harrisburg Christian School
4–4:30 p.m. Brookfield Bible Church
Donations made throughout the weekend will support Bethesda Mission in meeting their increasing need of more bed space, the development of a new women’s shelter and the renovation and expansion of a community center for the youth of Harrisburg.