The Chesapeake Public Library will host the 2nd Annual Holiday Tree Gala on Saturday, December 12th at the South Norfolk Memorial Library from 10:00am-5:00pm.

The library will host 25 holiday trees decorated by local businesses and organizations. The trees will be judged in several categories including “Best Creative/Non-tradition”, “Best Traditional” and “Best Use of Theme”. A “People’s Choice” will also be awarded, with voting open to the public from 10:00am-3:00pm on Saturday. The awards ceremony will be held at 4:00pm.

Several activities will be held throughout the day including visits with Santa, crafts for youth, holiday music, and coloring for adults.


Schedule of Activities:

  • 10:00am – 3:00pm
    People’s Choice voting
  • 10:30am – 11:00am
    Story Time & Sing-a-Long
  • 11:00am – 1:00pm
    Visits with Santa
  • 11:00am – 1:00pm
    Crafts for children provided by REACH
  • 1:00pm – 3:00pm
    Holiday music by Oscar Smith H.S.
  • 1:30pm – 3:30pm
    Relaxation Station (coloring for adults)
  • 2:00pm – 4:00pm
    Crafts for children provided by Taylor Made & the Friends of the Chesapeake Public Library
  • 4:00pm
    Awards Ceremony
  • 5:00pm – 8:00pm
    Holiday Tour of Historic South Norfolk*

The library is also included on the “Christmas in Tinsel Town” Holiday Tour of Historic South Norfolk hosted by the Woman’s Club of South Norfolk, which runs from 4:00-8:00pm on Saturdays. The tour begins at Chesapeake Avenue Methodist Church. Tickets can also be purchased at that location.

* ticketed event

Latest posts by CPL Admin (see all)

One thought on “Holiday Tree Gala @ SoNo Library

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *