The Coast Social Network with St. Joseph Today – Thursday, December 9


Daniele from St. Joe Today has lots of events and great deals for the holidays and beyond to tell us about in today’s podcast and at!

  • Southwest Michigan businesses and restaurants host a Countdown to New Year, a daily giveaway event December 1-31! Shoppers earn one entry per $25 purchase (one time or cumulative) at a St. Jospeh Today (SJT) member business. Qualifying purchases must be made between November 19 and December 17. Receipts for purchases must be presented to an SJT staff member at the Welcome Center by December 17. Visit for more information!
  • Santa’s House is moved from the North Pole each year to the corner of State & Pleasant Streets in downtown St. Joe! Santa will be available for wish list conversations and holiday photo ops weekends in December. Don’t forget to bring a camera to capture this magical visit! Santa’s House hours this week include Thursday & Friday 4:00p-6:00p; Saturday 12:00p-5:00p and Sunday 1:00p-5:00p. Stop in the Welcome Center to grab a postcard for our Letters to Santa program; and head over to for a complete Santa’s House schedule + Storytime with Mrs. Claus. Thank you to The Herald-Palladium for sponsoring the Santa Series!
  • Catch the latest Twin City Players production Elf – “a modern-day classic about the importance of identity, different meanings of the word family and the magical charm of the holiday season”! Showtimes run Friday/Saturday at 7:30p and Saturday/Sunday at 2:00p, December 3-19.
  • Join the Benton Harbor Arts Association for their Holiday Hoppin’ Bazaar this Friday, December 10 from 5:00p-9:00p! Visit their Facebook page for participating locations and times!
  • Kingfisher Cocktails & Tacos is gearing up to open on Thursday, December 16! Starting opening day, hours will be Thursday-Sunday 11:00a-9:00p. Stop by and help us welcome them to downtown St. Joe!
  • Bundle up and venture outdoors for the annual St. Joe Winter Beer Fest on Saturday, January 29, 2022! We invite craft beer novices and enthusiasts to enjoy sampling from local and regional Michigan breweries. Tickets will go on sale Monday, January 3 – visit for more information.