The Jim Yellig Santa Claus Workshop has announced its schedule of special events and operating hours for Santa’s Candy Castle. The workshop is scheduled to start this Friday evening and will conclude on Tuesday morning. Highlights of the workshop include:


  • Unveiling of an Updated Hall of Fame display to include 6 new inductees including the legendary Mickey Rooney.
  • Brand new exhibit honoring the Santa Claus Drill Team


  • Model A Ford Classic Car Show 10am-12pm: The Model A was one of the most popular cars at Santa’s Candy Castle’s dedication in 1935.


  • Chainsaw Carving Demonstration: featuring Spencer County’s own father & son carving team: Willy & Matt Loper.


  • Christmas Songs & Stories by the Open Fire

Hours for the candy castle/event are: Friday 5-9pm, Saturday 9am-6pm, Sunday 9am-6pm, Monday 7-10pm, and Tuesday 8am-noon. All hours are central time.