Grove Area Merchants are counting down to One Grand Christmas and the 5K Jingle Bell Run.

“Sign-ups for the $1000.00 cash prizes started and the response is huge. Everyone remembers how much fun we had last year, and this year should be even better,” said Debbie Stevenson, KGVE 99.3 FM.

Below is the schedule for the day:

8AM-9:AM Registration for the 5K Jingle Bell Run at the Community Center

9:30AM 5K Jingle Bell Run Starts

10:00AM Bazaar at Community Center Opens

10:45AM Race Results Announced

11:00AM Drawing for the $1000.00 Prizes

Noon Free Horse Drawn Carriage Rides start

Noon Pictures with Santa at the Grove Community Center

The stores will be starting their Christmas Clearance, Before Christmas After Christmas Sales on One Grand Christmas, so you will want to stick around and finish up your last minute Christmas shopping and pick up some bargains.” stated Stevenson.

There will be singing and passing out hot cocoa to the shoppers and carriage riders.

For more information and registration go the Grove Area Merchants website at