This important community event is sponsored by the Anchorage Parent Teacher Association and proceeds support enrichment programs at our school. Information and forms are coming home in backpacks today or you can click here to download the reservation form. All forms are due by Thursday, November 30th.
The celebration begins on Thursday, December 7th at the newly built home of Nancy and Chris Jacobsen (12313 Forest School Lane). Come enjoy the Christmas in Anchorage Holiday Party and Home Tour! View exquisite holiday décor while enjoying gourmet hors d’oeuvres. Win a beautifully decorated holiday wreath at our silent auction. Admission is a $50/person donation to the Anchorage Parent Teacher Association. Invitations will be arriving at your home soon. Please RSVP using the cards from the mailing or use the Christmas in Anchorage Reservation Form.
The celebration continues into the weekend. Please visit the school on Saturday, December 9th between 8:30 am – 3:00 pm to enjoy these favorite Anchorage traditions:
Holiday Boutique – Shop for unique gifts from more than 80 talented artists, crafters, and shops. Browse the selection of jewelry, ornaments, home décor, knickknacks, clothing, and more.
North Pole Bakery – Purchase delicious home-baked goods made with care by Anchorage families. Click here to see how your family can help!
Breakfast with Santa – Seatings at 8:30 am or 10:00 am. Enjoy the most important meal of the day with Santa. You can even skip the lines at the mall this year and get your photo made with Santa during breakfast! Your reservation form can be downloaded here.
Reindeer Ranch – Enjoy hot beverages, pastries, and lunch items from Gumby’s Custom Catering. Pre-order your deluxe boxed lunch by downloading the Reservation Form. Assorted sandwiches, wraps, and soups will be available for purchase the day of the celebration as well. In the spirit of the season, Gumby’s has graciously agreed to donate 20% of all food sales to the APTA.
Holiday Concert – Come celebrate the season with the children from Anchorage School. There will be two holiday performances. Kindergarten – 4th grade performance from 9:30 am – 10:00 am; 5th grade – 8th grade performance from 10:30 am – 11:00 am.
Frosty’s Jolly Fun Zone – While the adults are shopping, the kids can have their own fun! Frosty is offering four 30-minute sessions starting at 10:00 am and running through 12:00 pm. Download the Reservation Form to secure your spot. Be sure to keep the concert times in mind as you are choosing the sessions you want to attend. On the day of the event, check-in outside Room 213 and let the fun begin.
- Make It & Take It Crafts for Kids – Transform an ordinary candle holder into a festive work of art. Each candle holder is $10 and there will be plenty of holiday elves to help your little one create a masterpiece. These make great holiday gifts for grandparents!
- Candy Cane Corner Kids Shop – Kids can purchase small holiday gifts for their family members. Holiday elves will even wrap the gifts, so they will be a surprise on Christmas morning. Items range from $1 – $10. Please send in money with your child the day of the event.
- Storytime and Crafts with Mrs. Claus – Enjoy classic holiday stories and make a small craft with Mrs. Claus and all your friends. Admission is $5 per child.
2017 Holiday Ornament – Louisville’s Stoneware & Co. has crafted the 2017 Christmas in Anchorage Ornament to perfectly embody our community and the season. Hand- applied brush strokes highlight the holly entwining the 4.5” taupe anchor, transformed by skilled artisans from the basic elements of earth, water, air and fire. Secure your timeless treasure today, as this is a limited production run exclusive to Christmas in Anchorage in 2017. The back of this showpiece is stamped with “CIA 2017” and the Stoneware & Co. emblem. Festive gingham ribbon and keepsake storage box are included. Christmas in Anchorage Holiday Ornaments make great gifts for residents, students, alumni, and staff. The pre-order price is $25. Don’t miss out on purchasing this year’s limited edition – download a Reservation Form here!
To help complete your set, limited quantities of ornaments from previous years will be available for purchase the day of the event.
Christmas in Anchorage is a wonderful time for Anchorage School to reconnect with the community. Everyone is welcome. We look forward to seeing you and your family at all the festivities.
Don’t forget to like and follow “Christmas in Anchorage” on Facebook for updates!