Christmas at Saint Cols 2023

Celebrating Christmas is a tradition we love at Saint Cols, and this year is no different. Santa’s elves hope you will join the celebrations. There are opportunities to give and receive; join in as much as you can! The next few weeks will be busy at Saint Cols as we celebrate the season. Events are mostly outside, so dress for the weather! Many thanks to Peggy Wollman, Nicole Quiroga and Jenny Mileski for chairing this year’s events!   

  • Now through November 21: Pre-order Mrs. Claus’ Wreaths and North Pole Novelties:  Look for order forms in your child’s backpack or use this online link.
  • November 22 - December 4: Purchase online raffle tickets for the beloved Online Christmas Raffles (formerly known as the Teacher Baskets) the online order form is live here.
  • Friday, December 1:
  • Santa’s Cookie Contest entries and Santa’s Bake Shop donations due 
  • Saturday, December 2: Christmas at Saint Cols 9:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (mostly outside, weather permitting)
  • MOVED FROM FRIDAY NIGHT: Annual Tree Lighting and Blessing of the Christmas Tree with traditional Christmas Carols (outside) at 9:45 a.m.
  • 9:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
    • Live music and games
    • Grace Givers Tree tag pickup
    • Wreath and Gift pickup
    • Raffles and Santa’s Cookie Contest voting:
  • 10:00: Santa’s arrival
  • 10:00-12:00: Santa pictures
  • 12:30: Cookie contest and Mrs. Claus’ raffle winners announced
  • Tuesday, December 5: Online Christmas Raffle winners drawn live at 1 p.m.
  • Monday, December 11: Grace Givers and the Giving Tree donations due. Donation link here.
  • Wednesday, December 13: The Nativity Presentation at 6 p.m.
  • Friday, December 15:
    • Teacher and Staff Gift Fund donations due. Donation link here.
    • Early Childhood Christmas Concert at 8:30 a.m.
Flyers are included below for each of the items listed above.
For a full document with all of the information and links, please see below: