Dickens Christmas

Dickens Christmas

Dickens Christmas

 Saturday, December 3, 2016  

Downtown Warrensburg  

10:00 am to 4:00 pm

¨ Lighting of Courthouse Tree

¨ Live Music & Caroling

¨ Artists in Windows

¨ Horse & Wagon Rides

The store fronts of Downtown Warrensburg will be brought to life by local artists during Dickens Christmas! This day long event will include horse and wagon rides, carolers strolling down the streets, live music in local businesses, chestnut roasting on an open fire, a tree lighting ceremony and much more. 

Artists and Locations: 

Throughout the day

Carolers & Father Christmas

Street Performers: Burnor Family

Farmers’ Market: City Council Chambers

Victorian Ladies: Chamber of Commerce

Roasted Chestnuts and S’mores: WFD and Boy Scout Troop 513, US Bank Parking Lot

Wassail (Warm Cider) & Victorian Brothel: Stone House East Pine Pub

Lions Club Chili Sale: Timeless Reflections 10-2:00

Gingerbread House Display: The Willow Tree

Nolan’s Christmas Sale: 1/2 Price Sale: Rock N’ Sports

Decorate a Cookie: Old Drum Coffeehouse & Bakery

Cider & Cookies: Those Were the Days

10:00 a.m.-Noon Gary Moege: Café Blackadder

10:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Living Nativity: Grover Park Baptist Church, Courthouse Lawn

10:00 a.m. Dickens Christmas Performance: Heartland Home Educators

10:30 a.m. Center Stage Academy of the Performing Arts: Pine Street Art Circle

11:00 a.m. Abigail Faith: Fitter’s Restaurant

11:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m. New Century Dulcimers: Heroes Restaurant

11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Merry Maidens: Strolling Carolers

11:30 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. Rainbow Tones (UCM a Capella): Luigi’s Restaurant

Noon-2:00 p.m. Becker Family Music: Old Barney’s

12:30 p.m. -1:00 p.m. Johnson County Christian Academy: Luigi’s Restaurant

12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Recorder Consort: Heroes Restaurant

1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. The Little Gift Shop on the Old Town Square: 302 N. Main (Johnson County Historical Society)

2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Recorder Consort: Heroes Restaurant

4:15 p.m. Tree decorating: Early Childhood Opportunity Center, Courthouse Lawn

North Holden Street

Handmade Soap: Rahila Weed, LOVE by Ivory & Lace, 106 E. Market

Living Nativity: Presented by Grover Park Baptist Church, Courthouse Lawn

Blackwater Literary Society: Brown’s Shoe Fit, 213 N. Holden

Quilters: Old Drum Coffeehouse, 211 N.  Holden

Writer /Illustrator:  Dee Miller, Fabulously Eco,  209 N. Holden

Barn Wood Signs: Matt & Halley Bridges, Awesome Blossoms, 212 N. Holden

Paper Quilling: Annette Scroggs, Tranquility Shop, 128 N. Holden

Vinyl Artist: Katie Mutzbaugh, Salvation Army Thrift Store, 125 N. Holden

Live Music: Gary Moege, Café Blackadder, 121 N. Holden

Roasted Chestnuts & S’mores: Wbg.Fire Dept. & Boy Scout Troop 513, US Bank lot

Knitting: Donna Turner, The Market, 114 N. Holden

Live Music: Ukulele Group, Java Junction, 112 N. Holden

Crafters: RISE Crafts & Curiosities, 109 S. Holden

South Holden Street

English Ladies & Chamber Show Case: Chamber of Commerce, 100 S. Holden

Repurposed Clocks: Shari Sims, CRAVE Boutique, 105A S. Holden

Winter Farmers’ Market: Council Chambers, 102 S. Holden

Hout Street

Live Music: Becker Family, OldBarney’s, 112 Hout 

East Pine Street

Live Music:  Rainbow Tones (UCM A Capella group) & Johnson County Christian Academy, Luigi’s Restaurant, 121 E. Pine

Photographer & Pencil Artist: Gayle Matthews, Wassail, Victorian Brothel: Stone House East Pine Pub, 133 E. Pine

West Pine Street

 Writer & Illustrator: Cheryl Harness, Dean Williamson Furniture, 106 W. Pine 

Dickens Marketplace: Josh Rhoads: Silverware Jewelry, Sue Mazillo: needle crafts, Heartland Home Educators: Children’s Crafts and Live Dickens Christmas Carol Performance at 10 a.m., 108 W. Pine

 Paper Quilling: Trish Myers, Rudy’s Frame Shop, 122 W. Pine

Gingerbread House Display: The Willow Tree, 146 W. Pine

Live Music: Abigail Faith, Fitter’s Restaurant & Pub, 131 W. Pine

Handmade Jewelry: Reggie Cornell and Live Music: New Century Dulcimers and Recorder Consort, Heroes Restaurant & Pub, 107 W. Pine


Visit participating downtown locations to taste over 12 soups. Purchase your score cards for $5 at Warrensburg Main Street, 111 North Holden, and vote on the best soup in town.  Soups can be found at : Euphoria Salon & Day Spa, Market Street Edition, Old Barney's, Awesome Blossoms, Treasured Blessings at Whimsy Lane, Checker Tavern, The Market, Heroes Restaurant and Pub, Fitters' Restaurant and Pub, Dickens' Marketplace, RISE Crafts & Curiositites, CRAVE and UCM Achauer House.