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Jamestown holding Christmas in July events

Chamber announces upcoming events

JAMESTOWN – Excitement continues to build as we near Christmas in July! Collaborative Children’s Solutions and the City of Jamestown are delighted to announce the Christmas in July celebration happening in Jamestown today and Saturday.

The two-day event kicks off at 7 p.m. this evening with a Tarp Skunks game at Diethrick Park in Jamestown. At the conclusion of the game will be the second of four fireworks shows coming to Jamestown this year. Tickets can be purchased through the Tarp Skunks.

Saturday is full of activities and events – there is something for everyone! The day begins with a color run for kids and adults starting at the Northwest Arena which takes place at 9 a.m.. Next is a 12 team four person per team Pub curling tournament happening at the Northwest Arena starting at noon. Additionally, community members are encouraged to visit the Jamestown Public Market and Craft Fair to benefit Toys for Tots which takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on West Third St.

Saturday evening’s grand finale features two main events that the community is invited to: watching the iconic film, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation at 6:30 p.m. at the National Comedy Center and then afterward, visiting the walk-through Jamestown Holiday Village parade at the North and South Basin on the Chadakoin River Walk from 8-10 pm. Both events are sponsored by the Chautauqua County Industrial Development Agency and the Chautauqua County Partnership for Economic Growth.

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