Christmas Alive returns to Dodge County
Christmas Alive will return to its live, walk-through format this year after last years event being drive-through because of Covid.
This year’s event will be staged from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, December 2, and 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, December 3, at 64961 230th Avenue, Kasson.
The non-denominational event presents the Christmas story in seven scenes.
The goal of the organizers is to bring peace to a busy season.
Come out and celebrate the true meaning of Christmas by experiencing a live outdoor display and performance of the Christmas story.
All are welcome to attend, and refreshments will be available. There will be a free-will offering will all monies raised going to the Dodge County Food Shelf.
Photo: Photo by Genny Hendrickson Each year Thrivent Financial produces a colorful wall calendar with photos that is available to its members. Thrivent asks members from across the country to submit a photo and about 600 photos were submitted this year with the theme of “Simple Joys.” Fifteen photos were selected for the 2023 calendar and Wayne Hendrickson’s balloon photo is used for the month of July. The photo was taken when balloon was just ready to launch in March in Albuquerque. Two other balloons were alread