2022 Schedule of Events/ 2022 GENERAL INFORMATION (NOTE: Events and dates are subject to change.) Christmas in Centerville Parade will be held at 7:00 pm, Saturday, December 3, 2022 in downtown Centerville. To enter the Lighting & Decor Contest, message us (Main Street Centerville) on Facebook, include your address and phone number before 5:00pm on December 1st! Residential Contest – Judged and Sponsored by Centerville Lions Club: First place $100. Second place $75. Third place $50.Business Contest – Judged by Centerville Lions Club, Sponsored by Christmas in Centerville: First place $250. Second place $150. Third place $100.Gingerbread House Building Contest at Gillmans. Build your best Christmas House! Drop off your edible creations during regular store hours on Friday Dec. 2nd. Store guests will be able to vote from December 3rd until December 10th for their favorites in 2 categories; Adult and 12 and under. The creations should be on a solid surface for transporting, no larger than 16’ x 16”. All visible surfaces must be made with edible materials. Pick up you entries on December 11. Prizes to be announced. Sponsored by A. Morgan Construction. Pet Photo Contest! Enter your adorable pet into a contest to win a prize package from Blue Buffalo! Enter two copies of the same 4 x 6 photo of your pet by Nov. 30 along with a $10 entry fee. (Cash or Checks payable to Main Street Centerville) Drop it off to First Bank Centerville or place in the deposit slot of First Bank Centerville Branch. Photos will be displayed on collection jars at The Bent Nickel and Warm Glow Candle Dec. 3-17. Voting, by cash or coin, will determine the 3 winning pets who will receive gift baskets from Blue Buffalo. Proceeds benefit Christmas in Centerville. Warm Glow Candle Christmas Open House Start the holiday celebrations at Warm Glow Christmas open house from December 1st-4th, 9:00am – 7:00pm. Fantastic sales & holiday decor! FREE digital photo with Santa. Wine, beer & food sampling. Unique gift ideas & holiday candles. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3 (Day Activities) Breakfast with Santa (8:00am to 10:30am) – Breakfast with Santa at the Methodist Church $5 per person or $20 per family. Pancakes, sausage, juice or coffee (not all you can eat) and picture with Santa. Story Time at Ambassador (10:30am) – Holiday reading with Mrs. Claus. The aMAZEing Story (Noon to 7:00pm) – A 3000+ sq ft Walk-through Maze at Centerville Christian Church Family Center. No Reservation needed. Candy Treats served. Christmas in Centerville Radio 87.9 FM – This Christmas in Centerville, tune into 87.9 FM, beginning at 4:00pm for festival announcements, updates, Christmas music and the parade announcements. By Muzic Mazterz. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3 (Events Beginning at 4PM) On December 3rd, Two Trolleys will travel from 4:00pm to 6:30pm to the edges of town with various stops for shopping and events. Operated by the Archway Days Committee. Donations will be accepted. Letters to Santa at State Farm Insurance and Centerville Post Office Petting Zoo and Food Truck at State Farm Insurance. Pet Photo Contest vote at Warm Glow and The Bent Nickel Snowball Fight by the Archway Days Committee on the library lawn Cookie Decorating at the Centerville Library. Luminaries by the Boy Scouts after dark. Santa & Mrs. Claus in the Historic Log Cabin from 4:00pm-6:30pm. Free Face Painting by the Senior Center at the Mansion House. Town Tree Lighting in Maplewood Park at 6:15pm followed by dedication and lighting of Centerville’s new art piece in Maplewood Park. Traditions Tree Sign by The Bent Nickel at the Town Tree after 6:15pm. Hang a Family Ornament on the Town Tree. Live Nativity and Carols by Centerville Church of the Nazarene in Maplewood Park 5:00pm-6:00pm. Candy Cane Walk in Maplewood Park walking path. Ornament Craft and Candy at First Bank CentervilleCope Environmental Events: Winter Luminary Tree Trail – December 3rd, 7:30 p.m. Grand Reveal. Come Experience the beauty of our Winter Luminary Tree Trail and join us for popcorn, hot chocolate, music, and other children’s activities. Guided walks on the Winter Luminary Tree Trail begin at 8:00 p.m. $5 a carload. Enter/Park on Southside Entrance off Shoemaker Rd. Gingerbread House Building Contest Visit the entries on display at Gillmans co-sponsored by Morgan Construction. Prizes Awarded in Adult and Children’s categories. Model Train Display, Custom Limited Edition Ornament Sales, Hot Chocolate and Cider, 50/50 raffle by the Wayne County Railroaders at the Caboose in Maplewood Park. Snowball Toss Game at Turner Shepherd Insurance. Selfie Station at American Wellness. Tree, Wreath and Gift Basket Silent Auction at the Mansion House hosted by Historic Centerville. Inflatables by the National Guard in Maplewood Park.