Tomorrow kicks off Tyrone’s annual Yuletyme Christmas celebration

Tomorrow is the beginning of Tyrone’s annual Yuletyme Christmas celebration, with the Ninth Annual Yuletyme Christmas Parade scheduled to start things off.
Anyone interested in sponsoring the Christmas parade is asked to contact Bill Bell, President of the Rotary Club at 692-8192 or the Chamber at 684-0736.
Line up for the parade is at 5:45 p.m. on Lincoln Avenue, from 15th Street back towards 20th Street.
The town’s tree lighting ceremony is scheduled to take place at 6 p.m. at the Tyrone Post Office with a live broadcast by WTRN.
According to Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, Rose Black, the parade will feature many floats, a live nativity, antique horses from DelGrosso’s original merry-go-round and much much more.
The Rotary Club of Tyrone will be judging the parade floats on the post office steps.
Everyone is encouraged to bring canned goods to the parade as TACO will be collecting for the local Food Bank, and the Dover Millionaires will be collecting can tabs for The Ronald McDonald House.
Also beginning the night of the parade, there will be a promenade of animated windows in downtown storefronts, sponsored by the Tyrone Regional Arts Council.
The parade is scheduled to start at 6:15 p.m. at 15th Street and Lincoln Avenue and will continue down 14th Street to Pennsylvania Avenue to Tenth Street. The parade will turn left under the underpass and travel past Epworth Manor, then turn left on Ninth Street to Logan Avenue and end at the Tyrone Armory.
Everyone is then invited inside the Tyrone Armory for cookies provided by Women’s Club of Tyrone and Connie and Tony Geraci and hot chocolate provided by Joshua House.
While inside the Armory, everyone is invited to stroll through the decorated trees provided by the Yuletyme Committee and then everyone is encouraged to get ready for Saturday’s craft show.
This is a reminder to enter the Armory on the side entrance.
Saturday’s craft show is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. and last until 3 p.m. Again, people are to enter the Armory on the side alley door at ground level.
According to Black, the craft show will boast over 40 vendors including live wreaths and poinsettias, fruit baskets, primitive dolls, candles, attic treasures, muggems, scarves, antiques, jewelry, stained glass, Old Tyme Santas, Christmas apparel, Christmas crafts, beads, painted wood products, furniture, quilts, blankets and much more. Food and drinks will be available as well.