Shoppers Fill MPEC for Hangar Holiday

The Hangar Holiday tradition is going on strong at the MPEC. Vendors and thousands of people made their way to this two-day event that opened its doors Saturday morning. Many are looking for that special Christmas gift you just can't find anywhere else.

"We have about 225 vendors here and everything from handmade wreaths and baskets to pottery to clothes and accessories," said Meredith Smith with Hangar Holiday. Doors open back up on Sunday from noon until 5pm.

This is the 26th year and last year 14,000 community member were able to raise nearly $25,000 for students pursuing a college education.