The Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception Church and St. Mary’s Catholic School are hosting “Bethlehem Bash on the Cane”, a trio of fundraising events that will occur during the Christmas Season. This collaboration of celebrations will include both a children and teen event, and conclude with the adult event on the evening of the Epiphany, “Little Christmas”. Monies raised from these functions will benefit the March for Life event (January 28, 2023) and St. Mary’s Catholic School.
Children’s Event: ADVENTure to the Manger on Tuesday, December 20 in conjunction with the Live Nativity at St. Mary’s Catholic School, 6-8pm.
Children participate in carnival games in the school gym that are centered around Christmas/Birthday for Jesus theme. Children will “Journey through Bethlehem” as they visit stations along the way and participate in games and crafts. A parish family dinner and refreshments will be sold separately. Meals are $10 for adults and $5 for children under twelve. Armbands for those playing the carnival games are $15 each.
Teenager’s Event: The Avengers of the Holy Innocents on Wednesday, January 4, 7-9pm.
Teens will engage in an interactive night game of Mission Impossible, with adult supervision, and end with a bonfire and smores. Ticket prices for the evening are $25 each and includes dinner and refreshments.
Adult Event: A Taste of Petit Noel on Saturday, January 7th, 7-10pm (Doors open at 6pm).
This festive adult event, celebrating the Epiphany, also known as “Little Christmas”, will be at the Knights of Columbus Hall and feature guest chef, Henry Chandler of Henry’s Louisiana Grill in Atlanta, Georgia. Various local restaurants and teams of chefs will offer samplings ranging from appetizers to desserts. Ticket prices are $100 each and include food, open bar and live music by Jenny and Kelli.
Tickets for all three events are on sale now and may be purchased at Immaculate Conception Church Office, Immaculate Conception Gift Shop and St. Mary’s Catholic School. Sponsorships are also available. For more information on any of these events, please contact Lisa Guillet, Director of Development, at 471-0902.