The holidays are right around the corner! We hope you’ll join us in celebrating these wonderful Wells Branch traditions. Reach out to the new folks so they feel welcome. Take time to reconnect with family, friends and neighbors. We look forward to seeing each of you at the festivities!
Luminary Fest • Friday & Saturday, December 9 & 10 • 6-9pm
Experience the glow of the holidays as our trails light up with luminaries around Katherine Fleischer Park on December 9 & 10. Santa will be visiting the Homestead Cabin both nights from 6-9pm with FREE photos provided by WB Community Church.
WBNA sponsored craft tables will be set up both nights inside the Community Center and children will have the opportunity to make jewelry boxes for gifts, decorate ornaments, and color. Dianne Koehler and numerous volunteers will be on hand to assist the children with crafts and MUD staff will keep refreshments flowing.
Join us outdoors for a caroling hayride or a trip around the trails on the holiday express train to see the luminaries up close. We’ll be starting the hayride at 5:30pm both nights so bring the little ones and come early.
Saturday night, Jessica Shepherd will host the kids’ karaoke inside the Community Center with continued crafts and refreshments for all to enjoy. Wells Branch Community Church Band will perform outside the Buffalo House both Friday and Saturday.
Holiday Home Decorating Contest • Judging begins Sunday, December 11!
Break out the tinsel and holly! Deck the halls, yard, trees, cars, dogs, cats… Let’s show some good ole WB spirit! The WBNA is sponsoring the Holiday Home Decorating Contest again this year! Judging will begin on Sunday, December 11. For more details, please visit our website at wbna.us. If you’d like to help judge or nominate a home, email email@example.com. Be sure and watch for the “Winners” as we post signs in their yards and feature the homes on Facebook and wbna.us! Categories include: Most Original, Most Traditional, Most Elaborate, Best Use of Lights, Most Energy Efficient, Visible from Space and Most Patriotic.
St. Andrews Presents an Evening of Music • Monday, December 12 • 7:30pm
Join us for a holiday handbell concert of cross-continental carols and classics Monday, December 12 at 7:30pm at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 14311 Wells Port Drive.
The Austin Handbell Ensemble consists of sixteen ringers, five octaves of handbells, five and a half octaves of handchimes, coordinating tremendously, collaborating fiercely to create the smoothest, most expressive musical experience possible.
For ticket information, please visit their website at austinhandbells.org.
Polar Express Pajamarama • Friday, December 16 • 6:00 & 7:00pm • WB Library
All aboard, for WBCL’s yearly Polar Express Pajamarama! Enjoy holiday crafts, hot cocoa and cookies, a bedtime reading of The Polar Express and a special visit from Santa Friday, December 16 at 6:00pm & 7:00pm! Advance online registration required. See wblibrary.org for details.
Night Before Christmas Celebration • Saturday, December 24 • 5:30pm • WB Rec. Ctr.
Wells Branch Community Church and Abundant Life Church will be coming together to host a Christmas Eve service at the Wells Branch Rec. Center appropriately titled “Night Before Christmas”. The service begins at 5:30pm and all are invited. Come join in the celebration of the true meaning of Christmas as neighbors sing carols and creatively remember the Christmas story. You won’t want to miss what is in store this Christmas Eve so make sure to bring the whole family out to celebrate the holiday season!”