News & Events
Gingerbread House Contest
Saturday 8:00 am -9:00 am
Breakfast with Santa
Saturday 9:00 am -12:00 amDecember 14th, 2013
Past Events in Canton
Materfest August 2nd- 3rd, 2013
Car Show August 3rd, 2013
Sorrells Street Park
3:00 pm-7:00 pm
June - October
Welcome to Greater Canton Focus Group
The Greater Canton Focus Group
We are a non-profit organization whose purpose is to maintain a vital downtown. Our goal is to support downtown commerce to Canton by increasing Tourism and Coordinating Special Town wide Events.
Come visit us and help keep it local in Canton, NC
FOCUS of Canton would like to invite you to Share the Season. This year after our annual Breakfast with Santa, we will be moving over to Sorrell’s park in downtown Canton.
Please come join us 12/14/13 ~ 1:30 – 4:30 pm for some family activities, stroll to seasonal music while vendor shopping and another chance to sit with Santa and have a chat and snap a picture.
Yes, bring your own camera and snap a family photo, bring your co-workers down for a picture you can use for your Holiday card or just spend some time with Santa.
There is no charge for this event. We are asking folks to bring a non-perishable food item, pet supplies or personal hygiene products for Canton food pantries. We will have boxes ready to collect!
If the weather does not cooperate with our event, we will be holding it at the Canton Armory.
Calling all bakers..
Focus on Canton is holding their first
annual Gingerbread House Contest.
Come and show your gingerbread skills..
The Holiday spirit is alive and well in Canton.
Entries must be displayed December 14.
Voting is during Breakfast with Santa.
Winners will be announced at the end of the
Breakfast with Santa Good Cheer to all! There is nothing like Christmas in the mountains, and nothing like the hometown holiday spirit of Canton. Come enjoy a breakfast with jolly Ole Saint Nick.
Materfest is our Flagship event of the season with fun for the whole family. We will have a parade, antique car drive-in, and of course everyone favorite, the Mrs. Materfest pagent. Come join us next year!. And don't forget to bring your lawn chair to curl up with loved one and watch some of the best musicians in the mountains.
Car Show - We celebrated our Car Show in downtown Canton.
"Click Here" to see our photos and videos. Can't wait to see you next year for one of the coolest Car Shows in Canton, NC!
Should you want to join our Focus Group for the betterment of Canton NC and participate in organizing events for the area, please take a moment to contact us.
Farmer's Market is sponsored by Focus of Canton.
Click Here for more information.
PO Box 742
Canton, NC 28716
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