What to do this weekend in Marshall County

THURSDAY
The Maxinkuckee Singers will present a Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. at First United Church of Christ in Plymouth. There is no admission charge. For more information, call 574-546-4230.

FRIDAY
The Rentown Country Store plans to join with some local shops and several area businesses to host a Midnight Madness event, of which the stores will be open until midnight, and Rentown Country Stores will offer refreshments, specials and give away $1,500 in Midnight Madness "bucks." 

Plymouth Moose is hosting a buffet dinner from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Steve DeFord will provide a variety of music for dancing and listening from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Guests are welcome. Contact Tom Williams at 574-936-3530 for more information.

Plymouth Church of the Heartland, 705 E. Jefferson St., is presenting their Christmas Concert at 7 p.m. in the main sanctuary. The public is invited to participate.

SATURDAY
LaPaz area Toys for Tots collection boxes are located at Dollar General in LaPaz and First Source Bank in LaPaz. Santa will be available Saturday, Dec. 10 at the LaPaz Fire Station to receive toys from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

St. Michael Church altar rosary cookie walk is from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cookies are $4 per pound. For more information, please contact Pat Lenne at 574-360-9925.

The Friends of the Argos Public Library will be hosting its annual Cookie Walk from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The group is seeking donations of homemade cookies and candies for this event. Please call 574-892-5818 to volunteer donations.

Plymouth VFW Post 1162, 606 Lake Ave., Plymouth, is hosting a Kids Christmas Party at 11 a.m. The party — open to the community —  includes a visit from Santa, movies, treats and party favors, and kids bingo.

Culver Lions, VFW Post 6919, and Culver Union Township Fire Department are hosting a children's Christmas party from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Culver Elementary School cafeteria. Santa will arrive at approximately 11:10 a.m. Rutin Tutin Rudi the Clown will be on hand and each child will receive treats.

The annual Christmas Cookie Walk will be held in the fellowship hall at Trinity United Methodist Church, 425 S. Michigan Road from 8 a.m. to noon. There will be a large assortment of holiday cookies. Gift boxes will be provided. Cost is $4.50 per pound. Proceeds support missions. For more information, call the church office at 574-936-2519.

The Fulton County Historical Society will hold its annual Christmas Open House from 1 to 6 p.m. Local piano players will be playing on the baby grand from the Colonial Hotel. The museum will be decorated with approximately 40 or more trees and refreshments will be served. Check out the gift shop for stocking stuffers, history books, etc. Program called the Wild West Town will be at 6 p.m. in the Richland Center Memorial Hall. This will be a fundraiser for the museum. Cost will be $6 for ages 12 and older, 11 and under free. Produced by Country Chuckles Entertainment, filled with music, comedy, dance, etc.

SUNDAY
The Plymouth Community Youth Orchestra will be presenting its Winter Concert. This performance will be held in the Plymouth High School Auditorium at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and everyone in the community is invited.

A training session for Bremen Holy Walk volunteers will be at 7 p.m. at the Bremen United Methodist Church located on Plymouth Street in Bremen. The Holy Walk will be at a new location and it is critical for all workers to attend one of the training sessions to obtain vital information.

Miller's Senior Living Community, Plymouth is hosting a Sunday brunch buffet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $12 for adults, $6 for children ages 4 to 10, free for children up to age 3. Please RSVP by Dec. 9. Reservations are required.

Miller's Senior Living Community, Plymouth is hosting a free holiday open house and festival of trees from 2 to 4 p.m. Strolling musicians, pictures with Santa and his elves, refreshments and vote for your favorite Christmas tree. Fun for the entire family.

The Plymouth High School Music Department will present the third annual Christmas Spectacular production in the PHS auditorium at 3 p.m. Tickets for the event are available at the door for the price of $5 per adult and $3 per child/student/senior. This year's show is called Santa's Wild Wacky Workshop!

Bourbon United Methodist Church will be presenting "Looking Forward to the Nativity," a children's program at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited.

Marshall County Youth for Christ will hold "A Chocolate Affair" fundraiser at Christo's Banquet Center from 4 to 6 p.m. Three chocolate fountains, other desserts, and a coffee bar will provide refreshments for the evening's "mingling" event. A live auction will begin at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased in advance or at the door. For more information or to inquire about advance tickets, contact Mahler at 574-952-2821, or email her at pmlee@fourway.net.