Stories tagged with: St. Nicholas Festival

July 29, 2014 - 5:15pm
3 weeks 1 day ago

Volunteers are working hard as the annual St. Nicholas Festival prepares for opening night.   

The festival gets underway at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday and runs through Saturday.  Not only is the event fun for those who attend, but Festival Chairperson Betsy Farrell said all the money raised goes to a good cause.

"It's a great event where we bring the community together, and it supports the school system there, the Catholic school system, and provides a...

August 7, 2011 - 6:07pm
3 years 2 weeks ago

This year's St. Nicholas Festival proved to be another successful year.

The festival kicked off Wednesday and ended Saturday night. Exact numbers have not yet been figured out but, Former Chair Bill Kohler estimates money raised to be around $40,000 - All of which will go on to benefit the education and subsidize tuition for Bishop Fenwick students.

"We try and touch every student that goes to and is enrolled at Bishop Fenwick," said Kohler. "It...

August 3, 2011 - 8:04pm
3 years 2 weeks ago

The St. Nicholas Festival officially kicked off Wednesday evening.

The Festival features a different band performing each night through Saturday along with rides, games, prizes, and as always, a chinese auction.

"What we do is put tags in the back of the church and we ask for donations from parishioners and they bring in all kinds of stuff and at the end, we put all the baskets together and promote them," said Chinese Auction Volunteer Cindy Bugglin.

This year's...

August 3, 2010 - 7:20pm
4 years 2 weeks ago

The St. Nicholas Festival is right around the corner and volunteers are adding the finishing touches.

The festival kicks off Wednesday night at 6p.m. Volunteers have been working hard to get everything ready for opening night.

"Without the volunteer help that we have here at St. Nicholas, the festival would not be able to be what it is, we have so many hours of volunteers that need to take place," says festival co-chair, Bill Kohler.

Games, food, rides and a...

July 29, 2010 - 9:01pm
4 years 3 weeks ago

Parish members are hard at work transforming a parking lot into the Saint Nicholas Festival.

Preparations have begun for the festival which is set to start next Wednesday, August 4th at 6pm. Throughout the festival, there will be a lot to do.

"Cake booth right there, we'll have games of chance, kid's games on this end. On the far end we're going to have our beer garden and entertainment, tents, and then variety of foods, pizzas, salads, iced tea and lemonade this year,...

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