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Since 1914, Bethesda Mission has been a missionary arm of the local church, reaching out to men, women, and children of all races, nationalities, and creeds, providing the poor and homeless with shelter, food, clothing, sharing the good news of Jesus Christ, and discipling them in the Christian life.
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CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING

Picture a blue-green Fraser fir rising up above Italian Lake and twinkling lights reflecting in the water. Bringing the light of the holiday season to life, the Christmas Tree at Christmas at Italian Lake is a sight to be seen.

Join us for the tree lighting ceremony Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 5:00 PM

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SANTA'S GROTTO

Bring your whole family to see Santa. For a donation to Bethesda Mission, your photo will be taken with Santa in the Christmas cabin. All children who have their photo taken will receive a gift from Santa.

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SOUNDS OF CHRISTMAS

Join us as local choirs and churches fill the air with the traditional sounds of Christmas.
Choir schedule TBD

 

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SLEIGH RIDE

You’ll hear those sleigh bells jingle-ing, ring-ting tingle-ing, too. This activity was enjoyed by attendees of all ages last year. For a $5 donation per person to Bethesda Mission, take your family or holiday sweetheart on a carriage ride. 

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CHRISTMAS MARKET

Vendor List TBD

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Food Trucks

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Elves' Workshop

This heated tent will be around the lake and hold a craft station for kids, as well as a Christmas movie showing.

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CHRISTMAS JOY

Special thanks to our Christmas Joy sponsors who make this event possible.