Editor's Note: The following is by the Ballwin Parks & Recreation Department.
The Ballwin Parks and Recreation Department is be hosting a Holiday Festival on Saturday, Dec. 10 at The Pointe at Ballwin Commons which is located one half mile south of Manchester Road on Old Ballwin Road from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is a free event for the community! Enjoy making holiday crafts, get a picture taken with Santa, enjoy complimentary breakfast refreshments, and participate in reindeer swim activities with daily admission.
Pictures with Santa will be taken by Walgreens of Ballwin.
Finish your holiday shopping at the vendor fair with unique gifts for all ages! There are more than 45 vendors. Vendor booths include jewelry, Scentsy, Candles, Thirty-One, crochet items, Pampered Chef, Arbonne, embroidery, watercolors, ornaments, Wildtree, Miche, ceramics, photo albums, BeatutiControl, glass potpourri, trains, Christmas decorations, doll furniture, baby bows, blankets from alpacas, clay, Rosemary Grove, Usborne Books, and repurposed material.
Support the Toys for Tots program by bringing in an unwrapped toy or game for a boy or girl. Volunteer U.S. Marines also will be at The Pointe collecting the toys and available for a keepsake picture.
The entertainment will include The Oz Jazz Quartet, The Young at Heart Dancers, and the Parkway West High School’s Jazz Choir.