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The annual Christmas in Lynchburg celebration will take place this year on Saturday, Dec. 1, on the Lynchburg square.
The day begins with a Red Nose Run for Cyctic Fibrosis at 7:30 a.m. The FCE will have its annual cookie sale at 9 a.m. until they run out. Letters mailed inside the Lynchburg Post Office by 12 noon will have a special Christmas Cancellation. Project Graduation is having breakfast and pictures with Santa at the Masonic Lodge on Main Street.
A bottle signing at Jack Daniels is from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Bring your own camera and take pictures of your kids with Santa at the Harley Davidson store from 11 a.m. until 12 noon. Walk your dog or four-legged critter dressed in a Christmas costume to the gazebo on the square for the costume contest with ribbons and prize money.
Everyone is welcome to be in the annual Christmas Parade. No pre-registration is required – just show up. Line-up for the judging is at 1 p.m. at the Elementary School on Mechanic Street. The parade is sponsored by Moore County Bank. Over $400 in prize money and ribbons will be given out.
Categories include floats, motorized, non-motorized and animals with rider or wagon.
The Iron Kettle on the square in Lynchburg is having its annual chili supper beginning at 4 p.m.
From 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., the IBIS building (next to the Iron Kettle) will have a craft show sponsored by the Lions Club in the basement and of course the Trees of Christmas for the public to judge with the money going to help Project Graduation. The Knotty Ewe will be having a display of nativities and will be doing letters to Santa during the day.
The grand finale for the day will be the second annual lighting of the beautiful Barrel Tree on Majors Boulevard. Come between 5 and 6:30 p.m. to see the official lighting of the tree and have refreshments with friends.
For more information, go to lynchburgtn.com.