Small Business Saturday

When preparing your Christmas shopping list this year, remember to think local.  It is an opportunity to support your neighbors and the community with your purchases for Christmas gift-giving.  Main Street Chillicothe Director Pam Jarding says according to the Small Business Saturday Consumer Insights Survey, 97% of consumers who shopped on Small Business Saturday agree that small businesses are essential […]

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Kid’s Christmas – December 8th

The 2021 Kids Christmas will be held December 8th at the Livingston County Courthouse.  Kids Christmas is hosted by Main Street Chillicothe, from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.  Local merchants will have gifts available for $15 and under.  The children can make their own cards, and FREE gift wrapping will be available from the Alph Delta Rho Sorority. You can enter […]

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Memory Tree Lighting Thursday

The annual lighting of the Memory Tree at Silver Moon Plaza will be Thursday evening.  MainStreet Director Pam Jarding says people will start gathering at Silvermoon Plaza at about 5:30 and the ceremony will begin at 6:00 pm. Jarding says the ornaments are still available. If you would like to purchase an ornament, you can check the MainStreet webpage  Bulbs […]

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Memory Tree Ornaments & Lighting Ceremony

Ornaments for the annual Memory Tree at Silvemoon Plaza are available now through the MainStreet Chillicothe Office.  MainStreet Director Pam Jarding says the lighting ceremony will be Thursday, November 18th at 6:00 pm. If you would like to purchase an ornament, you can check the MainStreet webpage or call the MainStreet office at 660-646-4071.   Bulbs are $10.00 each or three […]

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BooFest Is A Drive Through This Year

The annual BOOFEST in Chillicothe will be a bit different this year.  Mainstreet Chillicothe Director Pam Jarding says they have teamed with other organizations this year. Jarding says in the past, the merchants would be around the downtown square and provide candy for the kids. In the past, the Livingston County Library Children’s Department has allowed children to select a […]

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Interactive Historic Walking Tour Of Chillicothe

A Downtown Historic Walking Tour has been created to showcase the downtown Chillicothe area.  The Livingston County Library, in partnership with Main Street Chillicothe, the Grand River Museum, and the Livingston County Preservation Society created Walking Tour that currently includes 23 buildings. Each building on the tour has been assigned an individual QR code that can be placed in a […]

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Livingston Co. Announces $450,000 In CARES ACT Business Grants

The Livingston County Commission announced nearly $450,000 in CARES ACT grants that were approved by the CARES ACT Committee and the Commission.  Livingston County Presiding Commissioner Ed Douglas says the largest of the grants was $10,000. Douglas says there is still some grant money available. Applications are available through the Chillicothe  Area Chamber of Commerce, Main Street Chillicothe, City of […]

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Get Out And Go Window Shopping

Social distancing doesn’t mean you need to stay inside.  Main Street Chillicothe reminds us to get outside and take a walk.  MainStreet Director Pam Jarding even has a suggestion for you… some window shopping! Jarding says it’s not just looking in the windows. The Downtown Window Shopping extends from Calhoun to Ann Street.  It is this Thursday, anytime from 2:00-7:00 […]

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