The third annual Christmas Carol Service was held at St. John’s Lutheran Church just a few days before the holiday season in 1927. A large crowd from the community attended. The junior choir was composed of 26 children dressed in white robes. The adult choir was dressed in black robes with white collars. Mrs. Emanuel Poppen was the organist.
A two-part cantata, composed of 15 voices, performed “The Vision Eternal” at the Grove City Methodist Episcopal Church on Christmas eve. A large crowd attended and it was reported to have been one of the best performances ever seen locally. Naomi Mounts, dressed in a black gown dotted with stars, introduced each character; P. H. Borror was the soloist.
Other holiday events include a Christmas program at the Pleasant Corners United Brethren Church and another program at the Briggsdale School. In Harrisburg, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Norris entertained family and friends; Mr. and Mrs. I. N. Borror had Christmas dinner with the Linebaugh family in the Concord community.
A Christmas dance, sponsored by the Girls’ Community Club, was held at the American Legion Hall in Grove City. At total of 42 attended the event which also included card games and a gift exchange. An orchestra performed for the event. Also, 400 attended the play “Joe Guess Runs a Boarding House” at the Jackson Township High School sponsored by area farmers.