Autism Speaks hosts Christmas Spectacular in Kutztown

Autism Speaks Christmas Spectacular sponsor Vicki Held and Santa entertain Mileena Mautz of Oley at the Autism Speaks Christmas event at Renningers Market in Kutztown on Dec. 9.
Autism Speaks Christmas Spectacular sponsor Vicki Held and Santa entertain Mileena Mautz of Oley at the Autism Speaks Christmas event at Renningers Market in Kutztown on Dec. 9. Submitted photo - Dennis Krumanocker
Vicki Held hosted a Autism Speaks-Soldiers 620&602 Christmas event in the White Room at Renninger’s Market in Kutztown on Dec. 9. Santa gives a friendly wave to all at the event.
Vicki Held hosted a Autism Speaks-Soldiers 620&602 Christmas event in the White Room at Renninger’s Market in Kutztown on Dec. 9. Santa gives a friendly wave to all at the event. Submitted photo - Dennis Krumanocker

Vickie Held, Kutztown, hosted an Autism Speaks Christmas Spectacular at Renninger’s Farmers Market in Kutztown on Dec. 9.

The children’s event included a visit with Santa, Christmas music, food and funnel cakes. A book was given to every child. Children could create crafts. There was a Live Nativity with live sheep and goats. Home made Christmas cookies, pops and candies were for sale. Attendees could do their holiday shopping at participating vendors. Kutztown children’s author Kevin McCloskey signed his book at the event, with proceeds going to Autism.

The event supports AUTISM SPEAKS Soldiers 620 & 602.