Friday Squared Christmas in July
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Democrat Photos by Lindsay Reed
Santa visited the square in Cassville to hand out candy canes to area youngsters during Friday Squared Christmas in July on July 8. Although Tyler Matthew, 2, was excited to talk to Mr. Claus, he became bashful when Santa offered him a Christmas treat. Tyler is pictured above with his sister, Hailey Matthew, 7.
Little Tommy's Hotdogs served hotdogs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, Polish dogs and brats during Christmas in July, which was held on the square in Cassville on Friday. The event marked the Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce's final Friday Squared of 2011. Carolyn Stacey, of Cassville, is pictured above.
Barry County Connection entertained a crowd of around 400 local community members during Friday Squared on July 8. The event, which offered music, food concessions, activities and shopping on the square in Cassville, is sponsored by the Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce and local businesses.
On July 8, youngsters had the opportunity to decorate cookies with Mrs. Claus during Friday Squared Christmas in July. The booth was sponsored by the Cassville Branch Library. Around 400 people visited the downtown square in Cassville to enjoy shopping, live musical entertainment, food concessions and other activities on Friday evening.