The Jerseyville business community is gearing up for the annual Downtown Country Christmas Festival. Much of State Street will be blocked off on November 30th, and many of the businesses will be offering special attractions at the event.

Festival President Michael Ward tells The Big Z much of downtown Jerseyville and Courthouse Square will be turned into “Elf Boulevard.”

Elf Boulevard starts at 2:15pm and runs until 7:30 that night. Ward says they are looking for about 20 more volunteers to do a variety of jobs.

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