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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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ICE SKATING RINK

A new addition this year, we are pleased to be able to offer ice skating as an activity. Get into the Christmas spirit by gliding around a rink with Italian Lake park as a scenic backdrop.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ELVES' WORKSHOP

Another new addition!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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 Tremendous Christmas at Italian Lake is a sight to be seen.

Join us for the tree lighting ceremony Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 5:00 PM

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SANTA'S GROTTO

Bring your whole family to see Santa. For a $5 donation per person 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 below:

Saturday, December 8
Noon – 12:30 p.m.
12:30 – 1:00 p.m.
1:00 – 1:30 p.m.
1:30 – 2:00 p.m.
2:30 – 3:00 p.m.
3:00 – 3:30 p.m.
3:30 – 4:00 p.m.
4:00 – 4:30 p.m.
4:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 9

Noon – 12:30 p.m.
12:30 – 1:00 p.m.
1:00 – 1:30 p.m.
1:30 – 2:00 p.m.
2:30 – 3:00 p.m.
3:00 – 3:30 p.m.
3:30 – 4:00 p.m.
4:00 – 4:30 p.m.
4:30 – 5:00 p.m.

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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. 

Rides are available on Saturday from 12:30 – 4:30 and Sunday from 12:30 – 4:30. Tickets will be sold at the event on a first come, first served basis.

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CHRISTMAS MARKET

Shop our Artisan Market for handmade, local goods.

Vendor list coming soon . . .

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CHRISTMAS JOY

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