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Spirit of Christmas Stroll

The Spirit or Christmas Stroll-December 8 
The Spirit of Christmas Stroll is right around the corner! This Chamber hosted event includes opportunities for Chamber members and non Chamber members alike.
 
1. MAIN STREET BUSINESS HOLIDAY DECORATION CONTEST: The Ennis Chamber of Commerce encourages Main Street businesses to go all out with your Christmas decorations! The evening of the stroll, 3 judges will peruse the holiday decorations and pick a winning business by 5 PM. The winning display will receive the Ennis Chamber of Commerce traveling trophy and bragging rights! No entry required. 
 
2. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: There is a lot going on for everyone during the Spirit of Christmas Stroll. Chamber Members, send me your event no later than November 30 to get it on a Schedule of Events that we will distribute before and during the Christmas Stroll. Please email me the following: your business name, location, time frame, and concise description of your event. 
 
3. ICE SCULPTURE CONTEST: All businesses are encouraged to participate in the ice sculpting contest! The participation fee is $80 and includes 1 250 lb block of ice (40" tall x 10" thick x 19" wide) and a solar powered light to illuminate your masterpiece. 1" chisels will be provided to all participants thanks to the Ennis Lumber Company and each participant is responsible for their own stand. In addition, ice sculpting guru Corey Gransbery will be in Lions Club Park the morning of December 8 to provide some instruction on ice sculpting. 

Follow the below link to a sign up form, all of the information and rules/guidelines you need to know, and a release of liability form. Please turn them in to the Chamber no later than noon, November 22. 

Ice Sculpture Sign Up Form/Information/Rules/Guidelines/Waiver

4. PRIZES! We need your donated items for prizes! There will be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners for the ice sculpting contest, which all receive a gift basket assembled with your donated items. No donation is too small...or too big! Bring them by the Chamber Visitors Center no later than December 1 or give me a call and I will come by and pick them up.
 
5. BUTTON/ORNAMENT: As in previous years, we will be working with Ennis Schools to have the kids enter an art contest to compete for their art to be showcased on this year's Christmas Stroll button. This year, we will be adding to the buttons so that they can be used as an ornament as well! They will be for sale for $2 at the Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center and other participating businesses. If you have an interest in selling the buttons at your business, please let me know ASAP.
 
6. HORSE DRAWN WAGON HAY RIDE - CHAMBER MEMBER SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES! Elk River Outfitters will be here again with their beautiful horses for a fun hay ride up and down Main Street from 4 to 8 PM. The wagon offers space for sponsor banners from 3 Chamber members. Get your business' banner on a side or the back of the wagon for $400 and help us make the hay ride possible every year. First come/first served and first pick of banner location. Businesses must supply their own banner (not to exceed 7' long and 2' 10" high).

Sign up form/information/rules/guidelines


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