“There are lots of activities for everyone this Christmas – maybe no whizzing rides, giant games, markets or eating in street – but fun all the same” said Marg Duggan, President of the Business Chamber. With the cancellation of the Christmas Carnival there has been an enormous effort put into developing other ideas to ensure that the people of Forbes enjoy their Christmas and are encouraged to support local businesses by shopping in town” said Marg Duggan
On December 5th the projection onto the Town Hall , Ginger Bread Greets begins. This fun and exciting projection will enthral children and adults alike. Call around after dark to experience this little touch of magic. Everyone will be delighted to watch the lights create the magic on the old building.
Late night shopping is going to be held on the 9th and 16th December. “The shops will be open until 8pm and the odd interesting table will be placed around the CBD. The Chamber has invited businesses from out of the CBD to have a table stand on these evenings to enable people to discover what is new and in stock and to purchase. We are hoping to encourage busking to add a bit more atmosphere to the shopping nights” said Marg Duggan for further details please contact the Chamber at firstname.lastname@example.org
We are now up to draw four of the Find It In AMAZING Forbes Christmas draws. Each week $500 comes out of the barrel. All you need to do it fill out the tickets when you purchase from any participating business to be in the draws. In total there is $20,000 that will go to lucky winners.
“Elf in the Shop will liven up windows from December 11th. In some shops an Elf has caused some mischief! You simply collect your form, use the hints and go and discover where the elf is hiding! Made Of Fridays and Undercover Sleepwear have collection boxes in store so please drop your finished form in. We have 6 x $50 WLT gift cards for some lucky winners. Winners will be announced on December 21st,” said Marg Duggan
Carols by Candlelight will be held in Victoria Park on December 11th. A wonderful night for all to attend. Bring a chair or blanket along and enjoy the music and the spirit of Christmas in this beautiful park setting. Havannah House is again hosting Christmas Lunch on December 25th 2021. RSVP are essential and options collection are available. Please book before December 17th to ensure you have a place.