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Celebrate Christmas in the Woods at Ponca State Park

LINCOLN, Neb. – Celebrate the holiday season at Ponca State Park, where families can enjoy the weekly seasonal activities of Christmas in the Woods.

Christmas in the Woods, which takes place Nov. 25, Dec. 2, Dec. 9 and Dec. 16, is a chance for families to do seasonal crafts, get a family photo taken, decorate a cookie or cupcake, attend an outdoor program, or ride on a decorated and lighted hayrack.

In addition, the park is holding its annual Snowman Building Contest from Nov. 25 through March 19. The top three entries will win prizes.

Contact the park for more information about activities or discount lodging packages at 402-755-2284 or ngpc.ponca@nebraska.gov. An entry permit is required of each vehicle entering the park.

About Jerry Kane

Jerry Kane is the news manager with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. He can be contacted at jerry.kane@nebraska.gov or 402-471-5008.

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