Warrior WinterFest, the Brookfield Drama Club’s largest fundraiser, which had turned into a large
community event prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, returns on Nov. 20.
The event will be smaller than it was in 2019, the last time it was held, because of COVID-19 pandemicrelated concerns within the school and the community, but there still is strong interest among some past
participants, who are happy that it is returning, said drama club adviser Megan Rodgers.
WinterFest, which is held in the Brookfield Local School District building at 614 Bedford Road, will
• The senior and junior classes holding a bake sale.
• An arts and crafts show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. “I have more (vendors selling) hand-crafted items,
which is kind of nice because it’s a lot more wreaths and decorations and holiday stuff,” Rodgers
said. Vendors can register online at warriorwinterfest.com
• Two hot chocolate sip-and-paint sessions led by high school members of the drama club, 10 a.m.
and 1 p.m. Registration forms are available at warriorwinterfest.com
• Two performances of the play “Dear Mrs. Claus,” which will be presented by the club’s members
in grades four through eight, 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $2 each in advance at
warriorwinterfest.com or $3 at the door. “Dear Mrs. Claus” was written by Alexi Alfieri. “Mrs.
Claus and her personal assistant are going through the stack of letters that were written to Mrs.
Claus and she attempts to call in all the different elf departments to help her answer the questions
that she doesn’t know how to answer,” Rodgers said of the play’s story. “We get to meet lots of
• A Chinese auction, which opens at 9:30 a.m. Drawing of auction winners starts at 3:30 p.m.
• A concession stand.
• A gingerbread house challenge in which families and groups build a gingerbread house and deliver
it for judging at WinterFest. Registration deadline is Nov. 17. Guidelines are at
• Santa’s Christmas Party with cake decorating, music, crafts and a visit with Santa, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost is $5 a person with the proceeds going to the senior class.
For information, contact Rodgers at 330-333-1139 via phone or text, or send an email to