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‘Whimsical World of Whoville’ coming Dec. 1 to Crosslake

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CROSSLAKE — Crosslake Town Square merchants are building sets, lighting and costumes for the “Whimsical World of Whoville” event Dec. 1-Jan. 15 in Town Square.

Dr. Seuss’ “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” inspires this year’s decorations and festive activities. Crosslake Town Square will transform into the village of Whoville the evening of Dec. 1 and will include four fun events every other Saturday through Jan. 15.

At 5 p.m. Dec. 1, the Mayor of Whoville, Augustus Maywho, and other Whoville friends will flip the switch to light up the square at the inaugural Crosslake Town Square lighting. Families will also enjoy caroling, hot chocolate, face painting, temporary tattoos, festive snacks, and many photo opportunities. Join the festivities from 4:30-6:30 p.m.

In the following weeks, Whos from all around are invited to join the costume contest, scavenger hunt, gingerbread house party, and snow sculpture building, plus other fun events.

In a news release, the Crosslake Town Square Association expressed its gratitude to the Crosslake Ideal Lions Club for its support as the lead sponsor of this new event.

All events are from 4:30-6:30 p.m. and are free to attend. Festive treats and hot beverages are available.

Dec. 1: Town Square Lighting

Featuring the Grinch, Mayor Augustus Maywho, and other Whoville characters.

Dec. 16: Whoville Costume Contest

Who is the best Who? Which Grinch is the Grinchiest? Find out at the contest!

Dec. 30: Holiday Whobilation! 

A holiday celebration for the whole family including a scavenger hunt and gingerbread house party.

Jan. 13: Snow Whobilee! 

Make snow forts, snowballs, and snow sculptures and enjoy more snow-themed activities.

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