Storybook Holiday

The 15th Annual Storybook Holiday
Saturday Dec. 1 2018

Ho ho ho! Santa Claus is coming to town! Mark December 1st, 2018 on your calendar as a day you won't want to miss, as we host the 15th Annual Storybook Holiday in Frostburg. An action-packed day of festive fun for all the family, featuring: Breakfast with the Elves, Secret Elf Workshop, Photo with an Elf, the parade, the Storybook Holiday Author/Illustrator Presentation, Letters to Santa, Mountain City Cookie Contest, Tail-Wagging Tutors Readings, the Tree Lighting Ceremony, and a classic holiday movie at the Palace Theater.

Schedule of the day

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Frostburg Storybook Holiday 2017


Are you looking for a fun volunteer opportunity? Sign up online for Storybook Holiday.

For more information, contact the Children's Literature Centre

Phone: 301.697.3133

Storybook Holiday's Mountain City Cookie Contest

Take home the Braggin’ Rights for the best “Holiday Cookie” in the Mountain City!

To enter, deliver the following items to Main Street Books from 10:00 am – 8:00 pm on Friday, November 30th, 2018 or The Hotel Gunter Ballroom from 12:00-12:30 pm on Saturday, December 1st, 2018.

  • Completed contest entry form.
  • 6 whole cookies in a resealable bag labeled with the name of cookie.
  • 4 dozen cookies broken into fourths to make “tasting pieces”. The pieces should be placed in disposable, sealed container labeled with the name of cookie.

Three awards will be given: “Mountain City,” “People’s Choice,” and “Kid’s Choice.” A panel of community judges will determine the Mountain City winner. Choice awards tasting and voting will begin at 1:30 pm at the Hotel Gunter Ballroom. “Mountain City” judging will occur at 2 pm.

The“Mountain City,” “People’s Choice,” and “Kid’s Choice”winners will be announced at the City of Frostburg Christmas Tree Lighting in City Place at 6:00 pm on Saturday evening. Prizes will be awarded in each category and the winning recipes will be published in the Cumberland Times-Newslater in the month.

Children and adults are also invited to take part in the free cookie decorating activity. Decorating will begin at 1:30 in the Hotel Gunter Ballroom.

To register for the 2018 Mountain City Cookie Contest contact Emily Milleson at 301.687.4352 or and complete the Mountain City Cookie Contest Entry Form:

Storybook Holiday Movie

Come and get your ticket for the Storybook Holiday Movie.

Tickets will go quickly so get them while you can!

We hope to see you there!

The Palace Theatre Proudly Presents:
It's A Wonderful Life
December 1st, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Directed by: Frank Capra
Starring: James Stewart and Donna Reed

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Tickets are on sale at Main Street Books, for only $5.00

Contact Us

Children's Literature Centre
Frostburg State University
206 Frampton Hall
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532

Phone: 301.687.3133