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WATER VALLEY – Christmas will be here before you can say Ho! Ho Ho! It’s only seven weeks away and this Saturday, city merchants are welcoming in the holliest, jolliest season with the annual Business Holiday Open House from 10 until 3. The Water Valley Area Chamber of Commerce sponsors this event which allows hundreds of gift givers to get an early start on their Christmas shopping list.
The day starts with the Lions Club’s traditional pancake breakfast from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Railroad Depot/Casey Jones Museum. Enjoy “all-you-care-to-eat” pancakes, sausage, coffee and juice for $6.
To add to the festivities the Jr. Auxiliary of Water Valley will host the 2023 Valley Dash Turkey Thunder Run. Registration is at the Pavilion in Railroad Park at 6:30 a.m. with the race beginning at 7:30 a.m. The entry fee is $30.
As part of the festivities, the Rotary is sponsoring the 8th Annual Rotary Chili Cook-Off. They will be set up in Pocket Park from 11a.m until 2 p.m. The entry fee is $10 and a cash prize will be given for the Best Chili.
Kids of all ages can visit and take photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the Magnolia Coffee Co.
During the day shoppers may register at participating local businesses for a variety of great door prizes. Among these are: All Things Piano, 220 Blackmur Drive – Piano Art; Back Track Antiques & Collectibles, 200 Railroad Street – Singletary Pottery; BTC Old-Fashioned Grocery, 301 North Main Street – T-Shirt & $25 Gift Certificate; Chopsticks Chinese Restaurant, 502 North Main Street – (3) $15 Gift Certificates; Courthouse Cafe, 224 Blackmur Drive – 1 each menu item and 1 specialty latte free; El Charitto Restaurant, 119 South Main Street – $25 Gift Certificate; GG’s Flowers & Gifts, 213 North Main Street – Gift Basket; Hometown Pizza, 407 North Main Street, $25 Gift Certificate; Larson’s Cash Saver, 323 South Main Street – $50 Gift Certificate; Midtown Auto Parts, 413 North Main Street – $25 Gift Certificate; Mulberry Lane Resale Shoppe, 220 Blackmur Drive – (3) $25 Gift Certificates; Rebel Southern Apparel, 103 North Main Street – Watermelon Rebel Cap; Sartain’s Home & Auto, 421 North Main Street – Electric Heater; South Main Boutique, 310 South Main Street – 4- $25 Gift Cards; The Blue Melon Rendezvous, 500 North Main Street – framed sunset photograph; The Magnolia Coffee Company, 205 North Main Street – a tumbler, a French press and coffee; The Nutrition Spot On Central, 1004 Central Street – $25 Gift Certificate, Turnage Drug Store, 323 North Main Street – (3) $75 gift certificates; Valley Lumber, 608 North Main Street – $100 Gift Certificate; Valley Agri-Supply, 100 Champion Circle – garden sprayer; Village Flower Shoppe, 107 North Main Street – $25 Gift Certificate; Violet Valley Bookstore, 303 North Main Street – $25 Gift Certificate.
The grand prize, a $500 gift certificate, provided by the Chamber of Commerce, will be drawn at 3 p.m. and go to one lucky winner. This certificate may be used for holiday shopping at any Chamber-member businesses in Water Valley.