NAPPANEE — Coppes Commons, 401 E. Market St., Nappanee, is, once again, hosting several free events to celebrate the Christmas season on Dec. 6 & 7. “A Coppes Christmas” will kick off with an open house from 5-9 p.m. Friday evening.
In-store specials will be offered throughout the restored 19th Century furniture factory, which now houses a collection of gift shops, an antique mall and eateries. Offers continue through business hours on Saturday.
Travel back in time to the holy city of Bethlehem through an interactive nativity walk from 5 – 8:30 p.m. Friday. Live animals and actors will bring to life various scenes surrounding the birth of Christ. Handicap-accessible tours will be free and last approximately thirty minutes.
Make sure your visit to Coppes Commons includes a trip upstairs to “It’s a Wonderful Market” on Friday from 5 – 9 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Over 50 of the area’s finest artists and crafters will offer their wares at this artisan market in the Upper Room event center.
Shop for jewelry, vintage items, framed art, home décor, baby gifts, handmade soap, knitted hats, woodworking and much more! A free cocoa bar and giveaways will also be offered.