ROCKINGHAM – During the month of July, various merchants, eateries, and service people in Downtown Rockingham will be participating in “Christmas in July.” Christmas decorations will be plentiful and there will be specials and gifts galore. An enticing array of possible winnings will also be available through the Christmas in July Raffle, so take your mind off of the heat and join the fun.
Helms’ Jewelers will be providing a free gift with every purchase of $20 or more. They will also be decorating for the “season” and playing Christmas carols. Helms will also be donating gifts to the raffle drawing.
Kool Kakes will be decorating, offering Christmas cookie specials, and donating gifts to the raffle.
Willow Tree will be decorating, offering Christmas decor and donating to the gift raffle.
Simply Chic will be offering Christmas decor items for sale and donating to the gift raffle.
Henry’s will be offering a meal special and donating a gift to the raffle.
Rockingham Fitness will be decorating and providing balloons for the festivities.
This goes on through the entire month of July!
On Thursday, July 12th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. there will be a fantastic Christmas party with food, beverages, and music.
It is further rumored that Santa himself will be attending!
Editor’s note: This article was provided by Ellyn Brannick, a new addition to our growing family of talented writers at the Richmond Observer.