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Nov
23
Thu
Christmas by Candlelight @ Marion County Fairgrounds
Nov 23 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 25 @ 10:00 pm

Marion’s only drive-thru holiday light display featuring animated characters. Thursday through Sunday nights 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., except week of Christmas every night. Live Nativity on Saturday and Sunday nights. Admission $6 per car.

Dec
8
Fri
Evening Program at Perkins Observatory @ Perkins Observatory
Dec 8 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Perkins Observatory

Program content varies based on sky conditions, but may include a planetarium-style show, Observatory tours, and star gazing with the 32-inch Schottland Telescope.

Tickets: 740-363-1257

perkins.owu.edu

Dec
10
Sun
It’s A Wonderful Wurlitzer Holiday Sing-A-Long @ Marion Palace Theatre
Dec 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

This annual free event kicks off with a special showing of a favorite holiday movie. After the short film, organists will play a selection of favorite holiday tunes on the theatre’s Mighty Wurlitzer Organ. Join in and sing-a-long with the music or just sit back and savor the golden voice of the Mighty Wurlitzer. Donations will be received for the organ repair fund.

Dec
12
Tue
Chamber Christmas Luncheon
Dec 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The 2017 Chamber Christmas Luncheon will be held at Lutheran Memorial Camp.  Come sit around the fire with us for lunch and, of course, some Christmas Cookies.

Dec
15
Fri
Evening Program at Perkins Observatory @ Perkins Observatory
Dec 15 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Perkins Observatory

Program content varies based on sky conditions, but may include a planetarium-style show, Observatory tours, and star gazing with the 32-inch Schottland Telescope.

Tickets: 740-363-1257

perkins.owu.edu

Dec
22
Fri
Evening Program at Perkins Observatory @ Perkins Observatory
Dec 22 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Perkins Observatory

Program content varies based on sky conditions, but may include a planetarium-style show, Observatory tours, and star gazing with the 32-inch Schottland Telescope.

Tickets: 740-363-1257

perkins.owu.edu

Dec
25
Mon
Merry Christmas!
Dec 25 all-day
Dec
29
Fri
Evening Program at Perkins Observatory @ Perkins Observatory
Dec 29 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Perkins Observatory

Program content varies based on sky conditions, but may include a planetarium-style show, Observatory tours, and star gazing with the 32-inch Schottland Telescope.

Tickets: 740-363-1257

perkins.owu.edu

Dec
31
Sun
New Year’s Eve Popcorn Pop-n-Drop @ Downtown
Dec 31 2017 @ 11:00 pm – Jan 1 2018 @ 12:00 am

Ring in the New Year in Marion’s Historic Downtown. Spend the day enjoying the many quaint shops and one-of-kind local restaurants before beginning your New Year celebration.

The crowds begin to gather near the Courthouse at 11:30 p.m. to watch the large “popcorn” ball drop at the stroke of midnight, followed with a New Year’s-worthy display of fireworks. Free hot chocolate and activities from 11:00 p.m. to midnight.

Jan
5
Fri
Evening Program at Perkins Observatory @ Perkins Observatory
Jan 5 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Perkins Observatory

Program content varies based on sky conditions, but may include a planetarium-style show, Observatory tours, and star gazing with the 32-inch Schottland Telescope.

Tickets: 740-363-1257

perkins.owu.edu