December 10, 2013: The Joyous Sounds of Christmas

Today you'll find fifteen more 1982 and 1983 ads, all additions to the Holiday Season Ads gallery, plus one addition to the Football Bowl Game Ads gallery, a Wednesday, 12/15/82 Blade Peach Section story by Steve Pollick, "Various Media Offer BGSU Fans Way To Follow Game," about Bowling Green's appearance in the California Bowl, where they lost to Fresno State, 29-18. There's a Thursday, 11/25/82 ad for Southland Shopping Center, welcoming Santa back, and another 11/25/82 ad for Lane's Drug Stores (We're Ready for Christmas). Next is a Thursday, 12/2/82 ad for Christmas music on WLQR-FM, a Tuesday, 12/21/82 full-page ad for Food Town (May Your Holiday's Abound with Good Food and Good Friends), a Friday, 12/24/82 ad for Sohio (We'll be Open on Christmas), and a Saturday, 12/25/82 full-page ad for Hudson's, with "E.T." There's also a Sunday, 12/26/82 full-page ad for Cable Health Network on The CableSystem (Merry Christmas! Our gift to you is on the TV, not under the tree), followed by a Friday, 11/18/83 ad for Southwyck Mall (Santa is coming...), and a Wednesday, 12/7/83 full-page ad for Cabbage Patch Kids at Rink's. There's also another 12/7/83 ad for Southwyck (Come...It's Christmastime...). The last five ads today are all for Christmas programs on the CableSystem's Channel 5A. There's a Sunday, 12/18/83 full-page TV Tab ad with their Sounds of the Season schedule, a Wednesday, 12/21/83 ad for the shows featuring Libbey and Perrysburg choirs, and a Thursday, 12/22/83 ad for the shows featuring Ottawa Hills and Whitmer choirs. Next is a Thursday, 12/22/83 ad for Emmanuel Baptist Church Presents "Night of Miracles," followed by a Saturday, 12/24/83 ad for a show featuring the Central Catholic Glee Club and reruns of all the "Joyous Sounds of Christmas!" shows. 1984 and 1985 holiday ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...