Helvetia, WV
Helvetia Highlights for December 2007

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Saturday, December 1. The Feast of Sankt Nickolaus. Helvetia Community Hall.

  • Noon. Local Cooks Start begin to gather at the Community Hall Kitchen to begin baking their holiday favorites for their families and friends.
  • 3:00. Peter Schaefer from Bern, Switzerland begins the expo of Making "Swiss traditional Christmas Sweets" and Mrs. Schaefer will work with the children to make the Swiss Holiday Favorite, Grittibanz (Bread People), for St. Nicholas
  • The "Right Family Game" will follow as a wonderful way for the children to exchange gifts
  • 6:00. Santa Arrives to pass out goodie bags to the Children and Mrs. Schaefer will read the "Night before Christmas" in Swiss-German and English.

Some light refreshments will be provided throughout the day. Pack a holiday lunch with goodies to share, bring children with unwrapped gifts in hand, and help us celebrate Saint Nicholas in the spirit of giving. More Info. 304.924.6149 Sponsored by the Helvetia Farm Women of Randolph County CEOS.

Saturday, December 1. First Saturday Square Dance. Adults $5. Age 12 and under, $1. 8:00 p.m. Community Hall.

Sunday, December 2. Making Wreaths and Sprays. Alpen Rose Club and volunteers will make holiday decorations for the village. Lunch provided by the Hutte. Community Hall. Starts at 10:00 a.m. 304-924-6435.

Sunday, December 2. Christmas Lights. First lighting of the village lights. 6:00 p.m. Gather at the Hutte.

Monday, December 3. Farm Women's Club Meeting. 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 11. Monthly meeting of the Helvetia Restoration and Development Organization. 6:30 p.m. at the Helvetia Public Library.