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Kannapolis gearing up for Christmas festival

KANNAPOLIS — The city’s Parks and Recreation Department is seeking vendors, choirs, bands, dance groups, nonprofit groups and others for the second “A Kannapolis Christmas” festival scheduled for Dec. 3 from 2 until 9:30 p.m. at Village Park.
Groups, individuals and businesses who would like to be a part of the holiday display area can participate by having a booth at the festival. There is a $25 participation fee for businesses and craft vendors. There is no fee for nonprofit groups participating and cash prizes will be awarded to nonprofit holiday displays in the following categories: church groups, civic groups and school organizations.
The city is also seeking festival entertainment and is opening up the stage at the Village Park amphitheatre to dance groups, church choirs, local bands and others to give Christmas or holiday-themed performances.
The festival will also include children’s crafts, a giant Christmas card competition from local schools, food, rides, a petting zoo, inflatables, Santa, the Kannapolis Singing Bears, games, face painting, caricature artists and a s’mores pit.
At dark, the annual Christmas Tree Lighting will mark the start of the month-long Celebration of Lights and Winterland Express Train, continuing nightly in Village Park through Dec. 31.
The application deadline for contests, vendors and entertainment is Nov. 11. For more information and application forms, visit www.kannapolischristmas.com or contact Kannapolis Parks and Recreation at 704-920-4343.

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