The 24th Annual Downtown Mooresville Victorian Christmas Celebration

Saturday, December 1. 2012  from 10:00 AM- 4:00 PM


The  24th Annual Mooresville Victorian Christmas Celebration locations include downtown Historic Mooresville,  Main Street & Indiana Street and the trolley route stops.
~~~~~~~~TROLLEY ROUTE~~~~~~~~~~

Travel by "trolley" to 8 different locations or venture by foot, most are within walking distance.  

**********"Trolley Stops" ~ Hop on Board************
Government Center, Lions Club Pancake Breakfast, Adzooks Puppet Show, gingerbread houses,  
Victorian Bazaar, musicians, and Scrooge.
West Main Street, , Civil War encampment, FREE horse drawn wagon rides,  refreshments, and music. 
Academy Building,  Miniatures by Alice Wright, Pioneer Quilters, handwork, refreshments, live music, and antique toy exhibit. 
Museum shop will be open.
Mooresville Public Library, Silly Safaris with Reindeer, Christmas crafts,  Indiana Dulcimer Society performance.
Community Church of Mooresville, Music all day,  caroling, photo opportunity with sleigh & Victorian accessories, refreshments, historic church building tour & information.
Monrovia Mudworks, "Orphans & Misfits" sale, children can paint their own clay ornament to take home.
Mayfield Insurance, Train display, homemade goodies and punch.
Mooresville Church of God,   PARKING SHUTTLE,  Park and Ride to any location on the trolley route.
East Main Street, Gingerbread Cookie  decorating,  Food Vendors, Art gallery, FREE Carriage Rides, shopping, petting zoo, vendors,  WCBK Live broadcast, music  and activities.


Main Street Attractions:

Father Christmas Apple Cart and Market Vendors
Common Stock Entertainment Storytellers
Gift Bazaar Pr. Augustus J. Bigelow’s Traveling Conservatory of Musical Jubilation
Petting Zoo Food Vendors
Old Fashioned Children's Games Indiana Wheelman Society Hi-Wheel Bicycles
Civil War Re-enactors Fire Pit

FREE  Carriage Rides on East Main St.
FREE Carriage Rides loading on West Main St.  

Main Stage:

10:00   Mooresville High School Madrigals
10:45   Mooresville Church of God Choir

11:00   Mooresville Arts Partnership, Young Actors, "A Newsboys Debt" 
11:30   Professor, Augustus J. Bigelow, Violinist
Noon   Mooresville Arts Partnership, Vocal Students

12:30   Mooresville Arts Partnership, Dance Troupe

1:00     Commonstock Entertainment
1:30     "A Charlie Brown Christmas, " Mooresville Arts Partnership, Carolers

2:00    Professor Augustus J. Bigelow, Violinist

2:30     Mooresville Arts Partnership, Dance  & Tumble Troupe
3:00     Caroling


 Don't miss Punch and Judy, presented by Adzooks Puppets, performing in the Town Government Center at
11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., &  3:00 p.m.   This crowd favorite fills up fast, grab a seat early!

Citizens Bank is the proud 2012 sponsor for the Adzooks Puppet Show.  Thank you Citizens Bank!

All Day Exhibits & Events:          Location:

Gingerbread House Display                    Government Center

Ebeneezer Scrooge                                   Government Center

Indoor Vendors-Victorian Bazaar            Government Center (upstairs)
Miniatures by Alice Wright                    Academy Building 

Antique Toys Exhibit                                Academy Building
Pioneer Quilters and Quilt Display         Academy Building
Train Display                                              Mayfield Insurance 

Willowfield Lavender Farm Display        Color Works  (67 E. Main Street)
Civil War Encampment                             West Main Street

Gingerbread Cookie Decorating               Mooresville Arts Partnership

Ornament Making                                     Mooresville Arts Partnership

Indiana Wheelman Society                      Mooresville Arts Partnership

High Wheel Bicycles             

Additional Performers:              Location:

10:00 AM    Abigail Crouch, harpist               Citizens Bank-Main Branch

      Lions Club Pancake Breakfast    Government Center

                       Mooresville HS Flute Trio Government Center

Mooresville HS Orchestra           Biffs Pioneer House

10:15 AM    Dara Oldham, Piano                    Community Church of  Mooresville

10:30 AM    Abigail Crouch, harpist                Citizens Bank-Main Branch

                       Lions Club Pancake Breakfast    Government Center

                       Mooresville HS Clarinet Trio              Government Center 
       Mooresville HS Sax Trio Mooresville Arts Partnership

                       Mooresville HS Orchestra           Biffs Pioneer House


11:00 AM     Abigail Crouch, harpist                Citizens Bank-Main Branch 
Adzooks Puppet Show                 Government Center (Sanctuary)

                        Celtic Mist, Irish Troupe             Government Center
                        Lions Club Pancake Breakfast    Government Center

                        Mooresville HS Brass Ensemble      Mooresville Arts Partnership 
                        Mooresville HS Orchestra          Biffs Pioneer House

11:15 AM      Mooresvillle HS Madrigals Community Church of Mooresville

11:30 AM     Abigail Crouch, harpist               Citizens Bank-Main Branch

                        Celtic Mist, Irish Troupe               Government Center

Mooresville HS Orchestra          Biff's Pioneer House
                        Mooresville Church of God        Community Church of Mooresville


12:00 PM      Celtic Mist, Irish Troupe            Government Center 

                        Luke Austin Daugherty                 Government Center (Sanctuary)
Professor Cecil Rodney, magician Zydecos


12:30 PM      Celtic Mist, Irish Troupe             Government Center
Luke Austin Daugherty Government Center (Sanctuary)
Mooresville HS Orchestra          Community Church of Mooresville


1:00 PM        Adzooks  Puppet Show                Government Center (Sanctuary)

                        Celtic Mist, Irish Troupe              Government Center
Parlor Piano, music students Mooresville Arts Partnership

1:15 PM        Derek Chastain               Community Church of Mooresville
1:30 PM        Celtic Mist, Irish Troupe              Government Center


2:00 PM        Celtic Mist, Irish Troupe Government Center
Mojo Gumbo - "Holiday Style" Zydecos
Storytelling, Young Actors Troupe Mooresville Arts Partnership       


2:15 PM        Suite Simplicity, cello & violins          Community Church of Mooresville

2:30 PM      Celtic Mist, Irish Troupe Government Center
Mojo Gumbo "Holiday Style" Zydecos


3:00 PM       Adzooks Puppet Show                 Government Center (Sanctuary)

                       Mojo Gumbo - "Holiday Style"          Zydecos

3:15 PM        Suite Simplicity, cello & violins Bodell Photography

Professor Cecil Rodney, magician     Mooresville Arts Partnership 


Special Events                                                                   
The Government Center : Restrooms Available
 Mooresville’s Government Center, formerly the Old Methodist Church will host a variety of entertainment and activities.  Stop by for some cider and cookies!
The Lions Club Pancake Breakfast  9:00 AM - Noon
Gingerbread House Display and Contest
Visit with Ebeneezer Scrooge -  upstairs -  Chamber of Commerce office 

Mooresville HS Flute Trio – downstairs stage – 10:00 AM
Mooresville HS Clarinet Trio – downstairs stage – 10:30 AM 
Celtic Mist- downstairs stage - 11:00 AM- 3:00 PM
Luke Austin Daugherty - old sanctuary - Noon
Puppet Shows -  Punch and Judy by Adzooks Puppets- old sanctuary -  11:00 AM 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM (FREE)    

Victorian Bazaar: Government Center (Upstairs)
Vendors will display their wares at  the Victorian Bazaar.  Visitors will find beaded jewelry, purses, holiday decorations,  handmade dolls, soaps, candles, art , floral decorations, toys, linens, books, and all sorts of gift items.   Enjoy a hot treat from our food vendors.  Get that special gift from a local artisan. RESTROOMS AVAILABLE

Carriage Rides: FREE
 From 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Carriages will load on West Main Street.   Hop aboard the Horse Drawn Wagon for a ride through downtown streets. Embark on a tour of historic homes &  businesses. Throughout the day  on East  Main Street,  take a ride in a private carriage.  
All rides are FREE  

Children’s Games, Juggler & Petting Zoo: On East Main Street, children and adults alike will enjoy the Old Fashioned Children’s games. A juggler will entertain nearby  while children meet a menagerie of adorable animals, pygmy goats, miniature pony, and a donkey.

 Art Gallery Open Houses: The Mooresville art galleries are opening their doors.  Many artists will offer visitors a chance to learn about their art form.  Hop on the Trolley to visit Monrovia Mudworks at 51 East High Street and decorate a keepsake clay ornament.  Stop in at Colorworks, 67 East Main Street to explore the showcased art and visit with Willowfield Lavender Farm. 

 Cookie Decorating & fun for Lil’ Elves: Step into a holiday party at the Mooresville Arts Partnership, 15 E Main Street & visit with holiday elves and Jolly Bear while you decorate your own Gingerbread Man Cookie.  See the Old fashioned High Wheel Bicycles presented by the Indiana Wheelman Society.  Christmas crafts, storytelling and old fashioned children’s games await. See & hear the dance, theater & music students performing throughout the day inside the studio & as scheduled on the Main Stage. Don't miss the end of day, magic show at 3:15pm. (Gingerbread Cookies sponsored by Color Works)

For a Merry Ol' Time:  ** NEW THIS YEAR** 
Take a stroll to Bailey and Wood Financial Group, located on the corner of Indiana and High Street in the historic white house decorated for the holidays. Children have a chance to play a "Reindeer Game" to win a sweet prize in their Christmas Cake Walk. 
Bud and Bloom Florist: Need a little holiday inspiration? Stop in at 22 East Main Street to explore the holiday decorated trees.  The decorations and displays are simply beautiful. Join your hometown florist for their annual Open House with in store giveaways and WCBK Broadcasting Live.

Holiday Portraits:  
Bodell Photograpahy, 6 West Main Street has a wonderful photo opportunity with the man in red. Stop in for your holiday portrait. Enjoy surprises and holiday music by Suite Simplicity at 3:15pm

Here we come a wassailing at Zydecos
Zydecos, Mooresville’s own world famous Cajun restaurant is serving up seasonal beverages at 9-11 E Main Street.  Listen to live music, inside with the Holiday stylings of  Mojo Gumbo. See Professor Cecil Rodney perform his Magic presentation at Noon. Check out the new expansion and renovations while you are there.

 Ralph and Ava's Cafe and Catering:  Now celebrating their one year anniversary, stop in to,Ralph and Ava's at 10 North Indiana Street and take advantage of food that satisfies your hunger and your curiosity! 

 Shopping & Open Houses:   Downtown Mooresville offers a unique variety of specialty shops.   In addition to the many businesses hosting entertainment or activities, you will want  to visit,  Bodell Photography, Bud and Bloom Florists, Color Works, Hawgwild, Mooresville Arts Partnership, Mooresville Open Market, Pixy's Sweets and Eats, Tri-County Sports, and Yellow Moon Antique Mall, as you stroll through the Victorian Christmas Celebration. We think you will be pleasantly surprised at what the downtown area has to offer and hope you will become a regular visitor to our community!

 Restrooms: Available at the Government Center and at Vendor Market

Interested in performing? Want more information about  Victorian Christmas, please call Rosemary Rogers at 317-437-0102  or email

The 2012 Victorian Christmas is organized by the Mooresville Chamber of Commerce and funded by the generous contributions of local businesses and supporters.  A special thanks to the Academy of Hoosier Heritage, Big O Tires, Bud and Bloom Florist, Carlisle & Brason Funeral Service, Citizens Bank, Color Works, Community Church of Mooresville,  Community Foundation of Morgan County, Gregory's Orchard, Hadley, Cook & Quillen, Home Bank, Julie Lakes, CPA, The Lion's Club, Bruce Marine, Mayfield Insurance, Meadow Lakes Senior Community, Monrovia Mudworks, Mooresville Arts Partnership, Mooresville Chamber of Commerce, Mooresville Church of God, Mooresville Government Center/ The Town of Mooresville, Mooresville Open Market, Mooresville Public Library, Mooresville Parks Department, Pedigo Heartland Crossing Chevrolet, Ray's Trash, Bryan and Toni Mayfield Roark, Roland Retirement Clubs, Williams Property group, Barb Witzke, Zydecos and the Mooresville- Decatur Times. all trolley stop hosts & participating businesses.   Thank you for helping make this annual traditional possible each year & Happy Holidays!