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Senior Program

Manners Park Dining Hall

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Red Bland Little Leagues



Light Display Open
Friday, December 13 through Tuesday, December 25
5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Drive through 55 acres of beautiful Manners Park and view over
100 illuminated displays!
For more information

Please contact Bailey at 217-824-5878 or MaryAnn at 217-824-3110

At the Park Dining Hall
Thursday, December 12 - Tuesday, December 25, 2019

Thursday, December 12

Jingle Bell Walk. Closed to cars beginning at 6:00 p.m. Families will have a unique chance to walk through the park and look at the displays.  Hot Chocolate, glow sticks and cookies will be available.  Sleigh rides included!  Registration required, $5 per family.

Friday, December 13
Opening Night -
There will be lots of holiday cheer as the children have the opportunity to enjoy Supper with Santa and Mrs. Claus from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Meals provided for children only, and are limited to the first 100 pre-registered children.) There will be plenty of fun and magic with Richard Landry and his magic rabbit Snowball. Bring your camera and take pictures of the magical and hilarious antics that you will witness during the program.

Saturday, December 14
A night for royalty – Little Miss and Little Mister Snowflake – 6:00 p.m. Only 15 girls and 15 boy’s applications will be accepted. Ages 5 – 7 years old.

Sunday, December 15
Christmas Goodie Bake Off. Bring your baked goods and candies to the dining hall from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon. Judging begins at 1:00 p.m. Categories for Bake Off: 1) Cookie (bar, rolled, sliced, dropped) 2) Non-Yeast Bread 3) Candy 4) Divinity 5) Fudge. Enter as many categories as you wish. Entries will be judged on color, appearance, texture, consistency, flavor and size.

Visit with Santa & Mrs.Claus from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Sleigh Rides 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Monday, December 16

Enjoy homemade soup with Santa and Mrs. Claus featuring Tim the Twister and Sunshine the Clown with face painting and balloon sculpting from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 17

There is no better way to get into the Christmas spirit than having pictures taken during Kids-N-Kritters pictures with Santa and Mrs. Clause from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  This is your chance to capture a special moment in your pets and/or child's life.  Carey Photography will be the photographer and has requested a donation of $5 or to bring an item (food, blankets, toys and more) for the local animal shelter to help with their Christmas party for the animals.  

Wednesday, December 18

Visit with Santa & Mrs.Claus from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Sleigh Rides 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, December 19

Family Dinner and Bingo.  Christmas Carols will be sung at 5:00 p.m. Dinner at 5:30 p.m.  All ages are welcome.  As in past years, a ticket is required to participate in this program and can be obtained at the park office free of charge.  Seating is limited to the first 95 people.

Friday, December 20
Kids R Kids (special needs) Christmas Dance from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Saturday, December 21

Paint Party, Pre-Registraton required/ 50 ppl total/$15 per person..   6:00 p.m.

Participants will be given instruction on how to paint a Christmas decoration for their home. Snacks and drinks provided.

Sunday, December 22
Kids Craft Night and Cookie Decorating from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Bring in your child/children and choose from an assortment of Christmas crafts that kids can make themselves!  Enjoy decorating Christmas cookies.

Monday, December 23

**DUE to illness Santa will NOT be in the dining hall this evening** We wish him a speedy recovery!

Visit with Santa & Mrs.Claus from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Sleigh Rides 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.



Advanced Title Group, Angelo’s Pizza, Alstrom Filtration,Battery Specialist & Golf Cars, Bills Toasty Shop, Bob Ridings, Blakley Heating, Cooling & Plumbing, Carey Photography, Christian County NRA, CNB Bank & Trust, Cleeton Sanitation Service, Cragg's Realtor, Diamond Brothers, Dinner Seasoned With Love, Ethridge Animal Hospital, First National Bank in Taylorville, First United Methodist Church, Hauberk Restoration Company, Jenner Ag, Kroger, McDonald’s, Milling Millwork Contracting, Inc., Miller Media Group, Neikes Floor Covering, Northside Veterinary Clinic, PS Printing, Park Glen Apartments, Page’s Body Shop, Pizza Hut, Refreshment Services Pepsi, Rita Moliski, Ron’s Produce, Sheridan & Arlene Pulley, Spurling Title, Subway Restaurant, Taylorville Community Credit Union, Taylorville Monogram, Taylorville Vision Source, Wareham’s Security, YMCA

(Taylorville Locations Only)
Lakeshore Golf Course, Happy Baked Goods, Family Video, Crossfit Adversis, Amenities On Main, Manners Park Pool, FS Fuel 24, Wendy’s, Arby’s, Karma Salon


Cub Scout Pack 132

Red Bland Little League

Midland Community Bank

First Mid Bank & Trust

CEFS Head Start

C.C. Farm Bureau Young Ag Leaders

Kiwanis Club

Amenities On Main

The Kent Family

Crossroads Apostolic Ministries

First National Bank in Taylorville

Blakley Heating & Cooling


Merry Christmas