Verdigre will kick off the Christmas season with the Verdigre Vanoce with a series of activities on Saturday, Dec. 5 from 4 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
The Verdigre Drama Club will perform "The Actor Games" at the school at 4:00 pm.
People can participate in the Passport Program from 4:00 p.m. through 8:00 p.m. Passports can be picked up at Cozy Corner, Hardware Hank and the Verdigre Eagle.
Businesses participated in the program with extended hours and open houses include: Pinnacle Bank, Hardware Hank, Country Creations, Cozy Corner Cafe, Frank's Food Mart, Misty's Soakers, The Veridgre Eagle, The Carousel, Verdigre Public Library, ReNew Salon and the Bohemian Lounge.
The Verdigre Music Boosters are sponsoring a soup and sandwich supper at the American Legion from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Santa Claus will be at Jedlicka's Hardware Hank from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Z.C.B.J. Hall will be home the vendor and organization show as well as the competitions and auctions. The door prize and passport winners will be announced lated in the evening.
Enjoy refreshments and walk through the Secret Santa Shop. All gifts are priced $0.25 - $2.00.
The Cupcake Wars judging will take place at 6:00 p.m. and the auction will begin at 8:00 p.m. All proceeds benefit Verdigre Close-Up Group.
The Ugly Sweater Fashion Show and Competition will begin at 8:30.
There will also be an auction with pie and homemade items to benefit the Verdigre Vanoce Fund and the Z.C.B.J. Hall.