Title: Christmas Open House, Vesper Service, and Soup and Sandwich – 12-6-15
Description: Christmas Open House, Vesper Service, and Soup and Sandwich
It is getting to be that time of year, and you are invited to celebrate by joining us at historic Montauk! Montauk’s Christmas Open House will be held Sun Dec 6th from 1:00 – 4:00. Catch a ride in a horse drawn wagon before you stroll through the beautifully decorated home as you enjoy music from area piano students. Refreshments will be served throughout the afternoon courtesy of the Clermont Historical Society.
The afternoon continues and you are invited to the Union Sunday School for the traditional Vesper Service at 4:30. The congregation joins in singing traditional hymns accompanied by the historic Kimball pipe organ and helps decorate the community Christmas tree.
Immediately following the Vesper Service will be a Christmas Soup and Sandwich Supper. It is sponsored by the Clermont Historical Society and held at the Clermont Opera House. The supper will be free will offering, with the proceeds being used for completion of the storage room at the Riegel Blacksmith Shop.
There is no admission charge and everyone is invited to attend all events!
For more information contact:
Montauk Historic Site
Clermont Historical Society
Christmas Open House
Montauk’s Christmas Open House will be held Sunday Dec 6th from 1:00- 4:00. You are invited to enjoy the afternoon in the beautiful home of Iowa’s 12th governor, William Larrabee. Horse drawn wagon rides will be available from the parking lot to the entrance. Inside you can enjoy decorated rooms, refreshments, story reading, and holiday music being played by piano students of Carla Hanson, Judy Bickner, and Martha Bauder. The story reading will be led by Clermont Librarian, Rebecca White. There will be a vocal soloist, Olivia White, accompanied by Janet Helgerson. Barber Shop Quartet “Beyond Logic” will also entertain.
1:00- 1:40 Carla Hanson piano students
1:40 *story reading by Rebecca White
1:45- 2:00 Olivia White (soloist) Janet Helgerson (accompanist)
2:10 *story reading by Rebecca White
2:00- 2:40 Judy Bickner piano students
2:40 *story reading by Rebecca White
2:45- 3:15 “Beyond Logic” Baber Shop Quartet (Steven Bartenhagan, Rod Torkelson, Larry Popenhagen, and Ron Meyer)
3:10 *story reading by Rebecca White
3:20- 4:00 Martha Bauder piano Students
*story reading will be upstairs in the Children’s Room
What a wonderful way to usher in the Spirit of Christmas by attending the traditional Vesper Service at the Union Sunday School, December 6th at 4:30 in Clermont, Iowa.
As you enter the Union Sunday School, choose an ornament to place upon the community Christmas tree. You will be welcomed by Mr. Rodney Wagner (West Clermont Lutheran), Pastor Lee Boleyn (First Baptist Church, Elgin) will give the invocation, sermonette, and the benediction. Special Music will be vocal soloists Kathy Havenstrite and Olivia White accompanied by Mrs. Janet Helgerson. Mrs. Debbie Matt (St Peters Catholic Church, Clermont) will read the scripture. Guest organist will be Carol Katsumes. The audience will participate in singing traditional Christmas carols, including the “Song of the Pines”.
Soup and Sandwich Supper
At 5:30 a soup and sandwich supper hosted by the Clermont Historical Society will be held at the Clermont Opera House. The menu will include a variety of soups and sandwiches with bars and cookies for dessert. Coffee, milk and water will be available. This will be a free will offering with proceeds being used for Clermont Historical Society projects.
THANKSGIVING WEEK: Tuesday routes will be picked up on Monday, November 23rd, Wednesday routes will be picked up on Tuesday, November 24th, Thursday & Friday routes will be picked up on Wednesday, November 25th.
CHRISTMAS WEEK: Tuesday routes will be picked up on Monday, December 21st, Wednesday routes will be picked up on Tuesday, December 22nd, Thursday & Friday routes will be picked up on Wednesday, December 23rd.
NEW YEARS WEEK: Friday routes will be picked up on Thursday, December 31st. No changes for Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday routes.