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Weihnachtsfest has a great addition this year, the lighting of a 40 foot Christmas Tree at the Muensterberg Plaza & Clock Tower! Join us for this candle lit community lighting service. We will have a reading of “Twas the Night Before Christmas”, the South Adams Schools 4th & 5th grade choir, community Christmas carols, and more!

From 4-7PM head to Berne Downtown to shop at Faith & Life Books and Gifts Inc, The LastingLite Emporium, Richard’s Jewelry, Berne Hardware, Et Cetera Ecke, Nora Gray Boutique, & Edelweiss Floral. We are blessed with some amazing and unique shops in our downtown. They never disappoint any time, but especially at Christmas! You won’t want to miss our great shops downtown!

Cross Community Church will be hosting ornament making and reindeer face painting for the kids from 4-7pm. There will be cookies, punch, and hot cocoa available as well. The Berne Chamber will be hosting Santa Claus at Cross Community Church from 4-6pm.

First Mennonite Church will be showcasing nativities from 4-7pm. Come stop by to see all of the beautiful nativities on display. If you have a nativity that you would be willing to show in the display please email bernecdceventscommittee@gmail.com.

There will be a shuttle again this year. The shuttle will run from 4:00 – 8:15pm. Please note that the cost to ride the shuttle is $1 or a canned food item. All items are donated to our local food pantry.

Head up to the Clock Tower at 7:00pm for the Community Christmas Tree Lighting Festivities. The Filling Station Coffee Haus will be there serving hot drinks and Berne McDonald’s, Monfort-Vorhees Restaurant is donating cookies. Stay tuned for more details about the tree lighting!

As more events are planned and finalized we will be posting them here. Please make sure to check back often as there are lots of fun things in the works!

Thank you to all those who donated to make this Christmas tree possible! Thank you also to Limberlost Construction for assembling the tree this year!