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“Mingle and Jingle” set for Saturday, November 27th
East Jordan’s newest event “Mingle & Jingle” is ready to celebrate the upcoming holidays on Saturday, November 27th! Starting at 4:00 PM everyone is invited to help Mayor Mark Penzien and Citizen of the Year Luanne Reed light the community tree located on the corner of Spring and Hammond Streets. Following the tree lighting get ready to participate in East Jordan’s largest Christmas Caroling event around the lit tree with Mark and Luanne leading the songs. After the caroling head to The Boathouse on Lake Charlevoix, located at 204 Water Street to the First Ever “Jubilee of Trees for 501-C3’s”, Twenty-five decorated trees have been donated by local businesses, organizations and individuals for this unique silent auction. Winning bidders will select the local 501-C3 from a list to make their donations to. Over 25 local 501-C3’s have signed on to be in the donor list.
The Jordan Valley Community Band will perform a musical program from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM and there will be light refreshments available. The East Jordan Co-Op Nursery’s popular Holiday Bake Sale is taking place from 4:30 PM to 8:00 PM at The Boathouse.
After viewing and bidding on the trees, pick up your shopping passport card, be sure to get it punched and then get ready to shop, dine and celebrate our local businesses that evening and throughout the season! A huge community business basket will be given away to a lucky winner. To be eligible to win, passport cards must be turned in to the Chamber Office by December 3rd. drawing will be on December 6th. You must make five purchases and get your passport punched by the business at time of purchase. Participating businesses throughout East Jordan will have spectacular sales, promotions and refreshments that evening. To see the list of “Mingle and Jingle” businesses – visit the Chamber website at www.ejchamber.org. Also that evening the Jordan River Arts Council will be open at 301 Main Street with their Gift Shop and Holiday Gift Market and will be giving a free ornament to children that evening. After 8:00 PM the Holiday Cheer Jingle Trail will be taking place at downtown participating restaurants and wine bar. See Chamber website for complete details.
“Mingle and Jingle” is being bought to the community to kick off the upcoming holiday season and to showcase all of the fabulous products and services the East Jordan businesses offer. No supply chain shortage, great selection and excellent customer service is available. Support the businesses, organizations and professionals who support your activities, special events and lifestyle throughout the year! Remember…every $100.00 spent locally instead of on-line shopping, $68.00 of it stays locally!
For more information, contact the East Jordan Area Chamber of Commerce at 231-536-7351, e-mail email@example.com or on our website at ejchamber.org
Make your up north vacation the best one ever. Spend the day exploring the countryside and small towns and villages along C-48 the Breezeway.
The C-48 Breezeway is a well known scenic route connecting Atwood, Ellsworth, East Jordan and Boyne Falls. Not only is it the fastest route from point A (Atwood) to point B (Boyne Falls) but this 25 mile scenic rural ride is sure to please everyone. This scenic route offers everything from spectacular views, award winning cuisine, nature preserves, orchards, attractions, artisans, and much more. C-48 The Breezeway signs clearly mark its route through beautiful forests and valley vistas, drumlin carved hillsides dotted with orchards and various lakes along its way. Visit the website at www.ridethebreezeway.com
4:00 PM – Community Tree Lighting & Community Caroling (Spring & Hammond St.)
4:30 – 8:00 PM – Jubilee of Trees for 501-C3’s (The Boathouse on Lake Charlevoix, 204 Water St)
4:30 – 8:00 PM – Hometown Gift Basket Passport Card Pick up (The Boathouse on Lake Charlevoix) Drawing will be Dec. 6
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM – Shop Local
8:00 PM – Jubilee of Trees for 501-C3’s Winners Announced (The Boathouse)
8:00 PM – Beginning Holiday Cheer Jingle Trail – Adult Beverage specials, games, fun (Participating Businesses)
County Wide Business After Hours – May 25, 2022 – 5:30 PM at The Boathouse on Lake Charlevoix
AREA FESTIVAL & EVENT DATES – 2021
November 27 – Mingle & Jingle
November 27 – Jubilee of Trees for 501-C3’s
November 27 – Small Business Saturday
December 2 – Jan 2 – Lions Christmas Village
December 8 – Wooden Shoe Holiday Festival