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Baraga State Park holds Christmas in July

BARAGA, Mich. (WLUC) – Baraga State Park is celebrating Christmas a little early. Their annual Christmas in July event is underway. This year marks the 12th anniversary of the park’s unique celebration. Events included crafts, games, a parade, and singing Christmas carols. Santa claus will even be on hand Saturday. The main event is the campsite decorating contest. Staff at the ... Read More »

My, how Freer Auto Body’s Christmas in July has grown, set for Friday

GODFREY — Christmas in July has grown along with its sponsors and founders Taylor, 13, and Lily Freer, 10. The sisters’ first Christmas in July occurred in July of 2009 because Taylor, 13, wanted to raise money for the Freer family’s favorite community project — the Riverbend’s Community Christmas, sponsored by the United Way and The Telegraph. Since netting $2,500 ... Read More »

Christmas tickets you need to book NOW before they sell out

Yes, we know the summer holidays have only just begun. But, as anyone who tried to get tickets to last year’s Polar Express knows, if you want to enjoy a magical Christmas with your kids, you’ve got to get ahead of the crowd when it comes to booking tickets. Believe it or not, many peak-time slots are already starting to sell out ... Read More »

What Is Christmas’ Net Worth Before ‘Big Brother 19’? It’s Hard To Know For Sure

Prior to entering the Big Brother house, Christmas Abbott was already pretty famous, in the fitness world anyway. She has a huge social media presence, she’s written two bestselling books, and she offers fans fitness and business advice on her website. So what was Christmas’ net worth before Big Brother 19? It’s hard to say for sure. On her Big Brother bio, Christmas says her profession is “Fitness ... Read More »

Christmas in July toy drive scheduled

Good Samaritan’s Ministry of Claremore will be hosting a “Christmas in July” toy drive and open house this month to kick off their annual drive for Christmas toys for less fortunate children. “The Good Samaritan Ministry (GSM) is a cooperative ministry of Claremore area churches, one which serves those in need through a food pantry, clothing closet, and utility assistance,” ... Read More »

6-Year-Old Girl Gets Christmas in July After Cancer Made Her Miss Celebrations Last Year

A 6-year-old girl is celebrating Christmas in July after cancer forced her to miss the festivities last December. Agatha King, 6, was one of 20 children invited to the holiday-themed celebrations in London, England, earlier this month, where they took turns riding sleighs, playing in the snow and meeting Santa Claus. “We colored in pictures of the snow globes. There were ... Read More »

How to get a bumper 10 day Christmas holiday by only booking three days off work

Glorious sun beams are beating down and the sky is blue – we’ll freely admit, it is FAR TOO EARLY to even be thinking about Christmas. That said, before we know it the John Lewis Christmas offering will be whipping everyone up into a frenzy of excitement and shops and businesses everywhere will be in full festive mode. So why not – just ... Read More »

Why is a TV channel showing Christmas movies all summer?

Scrooges beware! Movies 24 are starting their countdown to Christmas especially early this year. Anyone preparing their Christmas list and already wrapping up their presents, six months in advance, will have the perfect accompaniment with Christmas In July. [Read more: 50 movies everyone must see before you grow up] “Tired of the sunshine and can’t wait to start trimming the ... Read More »

Search is on in NW Montana for perfect Capitol Christmas tree for Washington, D.C.

LIBBY — The search for the perfect Christmas tree is on in the Kootenai National Forest. It’s not an easy task. This particular tree will stand somewhere between 60 feet to 70 feet tall. It will need to be arrow-straight and perfectly proportioned with dense cover from every angle. No one knows yet whether it will be spruce or fir ... Read More »

Struggling Salvation Army seeks help through Christmas in July

Note: this story has been corrected to reflect the proper phone number to call for information on a kettle.  NEWARK – Licking County residents will experience a little bit of Christmas this summer when they see Salvation Army’s counter kettles up at local businesses and organizations during July. Unfortunately, though, the reason for these kettles isn’t to spread summertime Christmas cheer. ... Read More »