12 Days of Anna

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We are excited to spend the 12 Days of Anna with you! We have a variety of activities for all ages.  

Santa has sent the City of Anna it's very own scout elf this year. Keep an eye out for what Annaliese is doing around town!

DEC. 11 - Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Activities to include photos with Santa, crafts with Mrs. Claus, cookies and hot chocolate, a live reindeer, Movie in the Park, and more! View the flyer.

  • 5-8 p.m.
  • Sherley Heritage Park
  • Volunteer opportunities available. Sign up

DeC. 12 - CANDY CANE LANE

Show off your best chalk art skills by adding a masterpiece to the Candy Cane Lane chalk art path through the park.

  • Noon to 4 p.m.
  • Sherley Heritage Park

DEC. 13 - WREATH ORNAMENT CRAFT

Included in the Christmas kits available for pick up at the Dec. 11 Christmas Tree Lighting.

Dec. 14 - LETTERS TO SANTA

Santa's helpers have provided the City with a special mailbox to collect all the letters to Santa from our young neighbors. The mailbox will be at Sherley Heritage Park from Dec. 1 - Dec. 14.

Santa wants to be able to write back to you! Please include an email address in your letter for a response.

DEC. 15 - CHRISTMAS TREE COMPETITION

All neighbors are invited to participate in the Christmas Tree decorating contest. Submit a photo of your most decked-out tree for a chance at a prize.

Submit your photos starting Dec. 1.  Contest rules.

Dec. 16 - ELF ON THE SHELF CONTEST

Submit a photo of the wackiest, funny, or festive thing your scout elf has done this Holiday Season!

Submit your photos starting Dec. 1. Contest rules.

Dec. 17 - Christmas movie night at home

Spend an evening with family and friends watching your favorite Christmas movies! We will be providing cookies and hot chocolate in the Christmas activity kit, available at the Dec. 11 Christmas Tree Lighting.

Dec. 18 - Storybook Saturday

Come see Mrs. Claus and her Elves in her workshop for crafts and a reading of The Night Before Christmas.

  • 10-11 a.m.
  • Sherley Heritage Park
  • Volunteer opportunities available. Sign up

Dec. 18 - Breakfast with Santa

Have pancakes at Santa's workshop and leave with a Polaroid photograph with Santa.

DEC. 19 - SANTA'S SCAVENGER HUNT

On Dec. 19, locations throughout Anna will be decked with holiday photo-ops, find them all and make your way to the final location for a chance at a prize!

  • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Submit your photos.  Contest rules.

DEc. 20 - Santa stop here! Craft

Included in the Christmas kits available for pick up at the Dec. 11 Christmas Tree Lighting.

DEC. 21 - SPREAD CHRISTMAS CHEER

We are introducing a new tradition in the City of Anna. Help spread some Christmas cheer around the City by passing along Christmas goodies and letters to your neighbors. It’s a really great way to spread kindness this Holiday Season!

 Spread Christmas Cheer Print-out

DEC. 22 -CHRISTMAS LIGHTS HOUSE COMPETITION

Decorate your home for the Christmas season! All neighbors are invited to participate in the Christmas decorating contest. There is no cost to enter- but all who wish to compete must register.

Submit your photos starting Dec. 1. Contest rules.