Thursday, November 29, 2007

Old fashioned Christmas in Emmaus starts today

Includes two nights of Candlelight Tours (Nov 30th & Dec 1st, 6 ˆ 8:30 pm, limited seating, $15 adult, $10 children under 12 years old), Children‚s Holiday Stories at the Library (Nov 30th & Dec 1st, 10:30 am and 1:30 pm), Wreath Decorating, Holiday Cookie and Pet Costume Contests (Dec 1st, 12 noon ˆ 3pm), Horse & Carriage Rides (Dec 1st, 4 ˆ 8 pm, $7 adult, $3 children under 12 years old), Free Trolley Rides (Dec 1st, 12 noon ˆ 4 pm), Tree Lighting Ceremony, Holiday Sing Along, Arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus (Dec 1st on the Triangle, 6:00 pm). Questions? Or for more information call 610-965-6279 or email

We'll STILL Sing for Food concert

The Foundation for the Awareness and Alleviation of Poverty (FAAP) at Lafayette College is hosting its second annual "We'll STILL Sing for Food" concert on November 30th, at 9PM in Marquis Dining Hall. Singer/songwriter JOY comes back as the headliner for this year's concert and will highlight the best of her genre, "emo/soul/rock". FREE FOOD and the concert is open to all.

As a benefit concert, a contribution as small as a few cents will get you in the door, all of which will be donated to Fundacion Hermanos Menores, an organization that aids child workers in Quito, Ecuador.

Do your holiday shopping tonight in Ten Thousand Villages

Have a long holiday shopping list? Get unique, handcrafted items at Muhlenburg College tonight at the Ten Thousand Villages Festival.

This Festival is an opportunity to buy beautiful, hand-made holiday gift items produced by artisans in developing nations; and, more importantly, an opportunity to support the principle of fair trade. Fair trade means that the artisans are paid a fair wage for their work. Ten Thousand Villages is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide vital, fair income to artisans around the world by marketing their handicrafts and telling thier stories in North America. By carrying out their mission, Ten Thousand Villages contributes to job creation and poverty alleviation in the developing nations.

The sale is today from 10 am- 8 pm at Muhlenberg College in the Seegers Union. Parking will be reserved in the circle just in front of the union. Check it out!