Christmas on Broadway returns to Eagle |

Christmas on Broadway returns to Eagle

EAGLE, Colorado – Christmas on Broadway – Eagle’s kick-off for the holiday season is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.

Christmas on Broadway has traditionally been celebrated on a Wednesday evening, but for 2010, the fun will stretch out all afternoon this Saturday.

This year’s event will include several new holiday-theme competitions and showcases. The decorated tree auction, for example, will feature Christmas trees sponsored by local businesses and decorated by local artists.

Here’s the preliminary schedule:

• 1 p.m. – Santa Claus arrives. He will be stationed in front of Kidtopia to take Christmas requests.

• 1 p.m. – Decorated Tree Auction at Eagle Town Hall.

• 1 p.m. – Children’s performances downtown begin.

• 1 to 4:30 p.m. – Holiday karaoke at the Brush Creek Saloon.

• 1 to 3 p.m. – Holiday window display judging. Ballots available at Eagle Town Hall.

• 1 to 3 p.m. – Gingerbread House Building. Eagle Town Hall.

• 1 to 3 p.m. – Eagle’s Best Cookie Contest. Samples at local businesses, ballots at Town Hall.

• 1 to 3 p.m. – Human Ice Curling. In front of the Nearly Everything Store.

• 4 p.m. – Ice sculpting demonstration. In front of Town Hall.

• 5 p.m. – Parade. Line-up begins at 4:30 p.m. at the Eagle County Building.

A $20 fee will be charged for parade entries and $10 fees will be charged for the decorated window and cookie contest. Money collected will go to the local food bank and the Eagle Valley Chamber of Commerce.

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