Santa Family Reunion
     Gatlinburg Convention Center
    March 14th-18th 2019

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Santa Family Reunion Agenda 2017

Please Note:  This is a Tentative Schedule and therefore subject to change.

Friday -  March 17th  Arrival
9:00-11:00am Pick Up Registration Tote Bag and Keepsake Photo ID Badges
In front of Tennessee Ballrooms A & B
12:00-2:00pm Pick Up Registration Tote Bag and Keepsake Photo ID Badges
In front of Tennessee Ballrooms A & B
1:00-10:00pm Vendor Show Opens - Tennessee Ballrooms A & B
***Photo ID’S or Vendor Show Guest Pass Needed for Entry***
12:30pm Ober Gatlinburg Casual Santa Family Gathering                     
Hosted by Charlie Thomas at Ober Gatlinburg
2:30pm  OPTION 1: Line up for the Cindylu Memorial Snow Tube Races     
Photo ID'S Required to Participate  
At Ober Gatlinburg
4:00-5:30pm Talent Show Rehearsal                                                    
Please show up during your 'Assigned Time Slot'.

4:00-6:00pm Pick Up Registration Tote Bag and Keepsake Photo ID Badges 


6:30pm Official Santa Family Reunion Opening Ceremony                     
                         Cindylu Memorial Snow Tube Race Trophy Winners Announced                   
 Meet & Greet Program/Welcome Snacks
7:00 pm Secret Santa Charity Auction
For Safe Space our Santa Family Reunion "2017 Sponsored Charity"
 
Saturday – March 18th
8:30am  PARADE Line up                                                               
10:30-11:30am PARADE                                                            
11:00-10:00pm Vendor Show Open - Tennessee Ballrooms A & B        
          ***Photo ID’S or Vendor Show Guest Pass Needed for Entry***
11:00am-2:00pm Hospitality Room Sponsored by Santa's Magical Gift
11:30am & 1pm Presentation by Santa's Magical Gift
Tennessee Ballroom D
11:30 - 1:30pm Final Registration Pickup & Photo ID Badge     
Also Pick up Pre Ordered Vendor Show Pass
Outside Tennessee Ballrooms A & B
12:00 - 1:00pm  Sandwich & Salad Buffet Luncheon - Mills Auditorium           
  1:30 - 4:30pm Workshop #1:  Joe Barney - “Dare to be different - Santa’s got a Brand New Bag!!"                                                                                                                 Mills Auditorium             
5:30pm OPTION 2: Evening Outing:                                                         
Wood Grill and Titanic Museum with Group Photo - Pigeon Forge
7:00 - 10:00pm   "Exclusively Mrs. Claus"  For all Ladies                    
Social Time Hosted by Trish Parris & Gloria Wendling
Held in Tennessee Ballroom D
7:00 - 10:00PM   "HO HO Santa"                                                  
 Social Time Hosted by Phil Wenz & Lou Knezevich
Held in Mills Auditorium
 
Sunday – March 19th
8:00 - 9:30am Keeping Christ in Christmas                                   
Presented by Cliff Snider in the Mills Auditorium
10-6pm Vendor Show Open - Tennessee Ballrooms A & B                    
          ***Photo ID’S or Vendor Show Guest Pass Needed for Entry***
10:00-12:30pm  Workshop #2: - “Planting the Seeds of Success”                  
By Steve Gillham and Leon McBryde
Held in the Mills Auditorium
10:00 - 12:30pm Option 3: Woodland Nature Hike –                      
 Meet by Fireplace Outside Mills Auditorium in Convention Center
12:30pm SHARP - GROUP PHOTO outside Mills Auditorium
Lunch on your own in town with friends                  
2:00 - 4pm Workshop #3A:  "Modern Marketing For Santa & Mrs Claus" - Bob Boyer & Phil Wenz
held in Mills Auditorium   
         2:00 - 4 pm  Workshop #3B:   "ASL Workshop" - Rebecca Weedo Bennett           
Held in Ballroom D
4:30pm Option 4: Santa Family Reunion 2017 Keepsake Formal Photo    
By Shannon Settles in Tennessee Ballroom C
5:30pm Talent Show - Presented by Joe Barney - Mills Auditorium        
6:30pm Formal Banquet Dinner Buffet - Mills Auditorium                   
7:30pm Talent Show Finale - Mills Auditorium                                  


Monday – March 20th
8:00am - 5:00pm Vendor Show Open - Tennessee Ballrooms A       
          ***Photo ID’S or Vendor Show Guest Pass Needed for Entry***
9:00am-5:00pm Workshop #4  Workshop Speakers & Fashion Show Luncheon-Mills Auditorium
 9-9:45 am Speakers: Cheryl Claus & Santa Carlucci “Fun and Creative Entertaining as Santa & Mrs Claus”
10-10:45 am Speaker: Jacki Chamberlain “Don’t Follow Me…I Have No Idea Where I Am Going!”
11:00-12:00 Fashion Show Presented by Trish Parris
12:00- 1:00pm LUNCHEON BUFFET 
1:00-2:00 Fashion Show Continuation Presented by Trish Parris
2-3pm Speaker: Diane Gurganus “Mrs. Claus - More Than Just a Hot Cookie"
3-4 pm Speaker: Joe Pridgen "Finders Keepers - Being an Extraordinary Santa and/or Mrs. Claus"
4-5 pm Speaker: Steve Pulera “Do You Speak Reindeer?”
11:00am-2:00pm Santa's Magical Gift Tennessee Ballroom D
11:30am & 1pm Presentation by Santa's Magical Gift

5:00 - 6pm  Closing Ceremony by Phil Wenz    
                              Reciting Santa Oath, Mrs. Claus Pledge, & Elves Oath