Vermillion Chamber plans holiday open house Nov. 22 The Vermillion Area Chamber of Commerce is planning the holiday shopping season kick-off Sunday, Nov. 22. Vermillion merchants participating in the HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE will be open from 12 to 5 p.m. Santa will be arriving at 12 noon officially starting the holiday season and visiting with children in the lobby of Community First State Bank from 1 to 4:30 p.m.
This year the Austin Whittemore House will be open for tours. The Washington St. Art Center will be serving refreshments and music while shoppers can select from over 30 local area artists' works to purchase.
Tigert Art Gallery will feature nationally know artist, James A Meger, a Minnesota resident. James will be signing and personalizing his prints. From his newest collection, "All is Bright", the third in a holiday series, Jim has added a touch of Vermillion's Main Street to the background.
A free movie, Home Alone 3, at the Vermillion Theater will show at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. giving parents an opportunity to shop while the kids are entertained.
Judy O'Connell, at the dance Studio, will have an Open House from 2:30 to 3 p.m. with a demonstration "Dance with Joy for the Holidays."
Sunday, Nov. 22 is a day you won't want to miss in Vermillion. Businesses will be offering refreshments while you check out their finest holiday gift items. At 5 p.m. Santa will throw the switch on Vermillion's new holiday decorations.