Holiday Open House "Welcome to Whoville"

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Welcome to Whoville!
Tecumseh’s Holiday Open House/Streetscape Lighting Ceremony

November 15th & 16th, 2019
Open House Hours: Friday 10 am - 9 pm 
      Candlelight Shopping: Friday 6 - 9 pm
      Downtown Streetscape Lighting at 7:00 pm
Open House Hours: Saturday 10 am - 5 pm

Click here for the map to participating merchants

Click here for a complete set of the 2018 RECIPE WALK RECIPES!

Welcome to Whoville! This year's theme centers around "Whoville" including a fun window decoration contest among the merchants. Stop by to see the windows and vote for your favorite.  Explore each store for the "Find the Grinch Scavenger Hunt" activity at each participating merchant. The Grinch will appear Downtown from 11 am to 1 pm on Saturday. Stop by and take a photo!  Revel in the spirit of the holiday season as your favorite Tecumseh stores kick off a holiday tradition, during our annual Holiday Open House. Join our merchants as they unveil their holiday finery with your gift giving in mind. Choose from a fantastic selection of specials and savings, as every shop prepares for the holiday season.

Downtown merchants will again have the ever popular 17th Annual Recipe Walk. Recipe cards will be available beginning Friday at 10 am for you to collect. 

Make sure to be downtown on Friday evening at 6 pm when luminaries light up the streets for the candlelight shopping experience. 7:00 pm is the magical time when we add a holiday glow to Chicago Boulevard and light up the downtown streetscape for the season. Come join us for this special two-day holiday event. 

The Carnegie Studios at 304 West Chicago Blvd. will be open Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm. Be sure to stop by to see the unique holiday gift ideas they have to offer. The artists have many great options for you to choose from. 

Join us for the Holiday Winefest at Evans Street Station on Sunday, November 10 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm featuring live music. Enjoy Wine - Food - Music and a Silent Auction. All proceeds will benefit the Historic Carnegie Library Restoration. Call 517-423-5555 for ticket info or visit

Happy Holidays from your Downtown "Whoville" Tecumseh merchants.

Call 517-424-6003 for additional information.

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