Fruitport Lions’ Old Fashioned Christmas Event

The Fruitport Lions Club held their 15th Annual Fruitport Old Fashioned Christmas event at Pomona Park in Fruitport on Friday & Saturday, December 13th & 14th. The event included showing the Fruitport area elementary & middle school children’s artwork in the park pavilion and in a large circus-type tent. Entertainment was provided by the school choirs and Jazz bands. There were a number of lighted Christmas trees and several lighted blow-up seasonal figures in the park which provided a festive atmosphere. Hayrides around the park were provided and bonfires to keep the visitors warm each night. Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus were there each night in their special house for the children to visit. A cardboard sled contest was held on Saturday with prizes for the top three winners. Hot dogs, chips, cookies, hot chocolate and coffee were served. The event was free of charge to the public.