The Perfect Gift

The Perfect Gift

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Location: 5501 George Washington Carver Ave, Ames, IA US 50010

Join us at the Perfect Gift and hear Good News of Great Joy!
This FREE event is for the whole family to enjoy time together celebrating Christmas.

Saturday, Dec. 8th, 10:00am – 5:00pm

The Perfect Gift is Coming!


Gather 1 (Theater)

11:00AM–12:00PM Children’s Christmas Program
12:00–1:00PM Praise Puppet Show
2:00–3:00PM Praise Puppet Show
3:30–4:30PM Praise Puppet Show

Gather 2 (Diner)

11:30AM–12:30PM Yuer & Adam Zhu (piano)
12:30–1:30PM Wayne Stewart & Friends (jazz combo)
1:30–2:30PM “Harp! The Herald Angels Sing” (Rachel Green’s harpists)
2:30–3:30PM Janet McMahon (piano)

Café Blinks (Fireside Room)

10:00AM–11:00AM Tabitha Nelson (piano)
11:00AM–12:00PM Kerry Brannan (piano)
12:00PM–12:30PM Young Musicians (piano, guitar)
12:30PM–1:00PM Kurt LaLuzerne and ensemble (singing & playing carols)
1:00PM–1:30PM Bill Gallus (piano)
1:30PM–2:00PM Bill Gallus & Nancy Janney (piano duets)
2:00PM–2:30PM Nancy Janney & Rachel Balia (piano & cello)
2:30PM–3:30PM Ryan Sheeler (guitar & vocal)
3:30PM–4:30PM Susan Rohrback (piano)

All other activities happen for the duration of the event.

Download the PDF of the activities and map for the day.



The Perfect Gift has a place where you can serve! Pick a time slot (or two) from 17 different activities. Be sure to scroll across all of the tabs to find where you are most interested in serving!

Volunteer at the Event

The whole building gets transformed into a Christmas wonderland for the Perfect Gift, and we would love your assistance helping set up tables, decorations, tents, and much more!

Volunteer to Set Up

Art & Decor

Create a unique art piece based on the theme "Good News of Great Joy" and submit it to the Art Gallery to be displayed at the Perfect Gift!

Sign Up Create Artwork

The "Forest of Christmas Trees" is a yearly staple at the Perfect Gift, so get a group together and sign up to deck out a tree in a theme of your choosing!

Sign up to Decorate a Tree


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