Mini-Cassia Chamber of Commerce - Event Information
Minidoka Memorial Hospital Caring and Sharing 2019
Caring and Sharing 2019 – Events and Attractions
Theme:“With Open Arms”Nov. 29- Dec. 2
Rupert Civic Center 505 7thStreet
LOCATION SPONSOR:City of Rupert,
Gala Luncheon- Friday, Nov. 29, 11am–2 pm
Friday’s Festival Gala is the much anticipated opening event of the Caring and Sharing Christmas Festival. The Gala is attended by local business men and women, individuals, and friends of the foundation. Anyone interested in buying may attend and as always there is no charge. Those attending get first peek at the delights of the festival and first chance to purchase the special creations. Catered by Thomas Cuisine, the luncheon is a gourmet delight of hot and cold finger foods, fruits and vegetables, desserts and drinks.
Admission: Free to interested buyers
Teddy Bear Breakfast- Saturday, Nov. 30, 9:30 am-11:30 am
Children in the community have an opportunity to spend a special morning with Santa and his elves! Admission to the event is a new teddy bear or toy to put under the ‘giving tree’ and donated to the Mini-Cassia Christmas Council. Children will be served a special breakfast treat by Santa’s helpers and have the opportunity for a little one-on-one with Santa and a picture souvenir to take home.
Admission: Free with a new toy for the Christmas Council (or) $3 per person
Saturday Social- Saturday, Nov. 30, 2 pm – 4 pm
Set aside as a special time for senior citizens and others, organizers have provided our guests opportunity to stroll leisurely among the trees and enjoy the event offerings. Light refreshments, punch and coffee will be provided. Santa will also be there to visit those who are still young at heart. As always, the festival is wheel chair accessible and there is plenty of room to enjoy the sights, smells and sounds of Caring and Sharing Christmas.
Admission: Free to all. Treats provided by the United Methodist Church Ladies
Entertainment–Local artists and students are scheduled to appear nonstop throughout the festival. A variety of musical and dancing numbers is a delight and brings the holiday spirit to all attendees.
Friday – 3 pm to 9 pm
Saturday - Noon to 6 pm
Sunday - Noon to 4 pm - Church Choir Festival
Monday – 10 am to 7 pm
‘Santa and Me’ Photo Area
A special decorated area where children of all ages can stop by to visit the jolly elf himself! Set up as a backdrop for photo opportunities, the scene appears to be straight from the North Pole. Santa will visit the festival on Saturday for the Teddy Bear Breakfast and during the Saturday Social