Christmas in Lynchburg Saturday

Christmas in Lynchburg will be Saturday, Dec. 7, and include a variety of activities, including the town’s annual Christmas parade at 2 p.m.

A Red Nose Run, benefiting Cystic Fibrosis, will be held in the morning – you can register at the gazebo beginning at 7 a.m. for the 7:45 a.m. run. The Masonic Lodge will host a breakfast between 8-10:30 a.m. The breakfast is $7 per person, and pictures with Santa are $5.

The Moore County FCE will be selling their cookies in the IBIS building, across from the Iron Kettle, from 9 a.m. until they are gone. In the same building, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., enjoy a display of cleverly decorated Christmas trees and a craft show.

There will be a bottle signing from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Jack Daniel Visitors Center. From 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., C & R Buggy Tours is offering free buggy rides. From 10:30 a.m. until 12 noon, at Harley Davidson, there will be another opportunity for kids of all ages to have their picture made with Santa.

There will be a goat and dog Christmas costume contest at the gazebo at 12 noon. It is sponsored by IBIS, and winners will receive ribbons and prize money.

Line up for the Annual Christmas Parade at Lynchburg Elementary School on Mechanics St. at 1 p.m. Ribbons and prize money will be offered for floats, motorized and non-motorized entries. The parade will begin at 2 p.m.

The renowned Flat Creek Contra Dancers will be on the square from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Also, Patsy Trigg who, along with her husband Elmo Shropshire, who originally recorded the clever classic, “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer,” will be signing autographs at the Moon Pie Store.

The Iron Kettle’s annual chili supper, begins at 4 p.m. At 6 p.m., celebrate the lighting of the Barrel Tree on Majors Blvd. Non-alcoholic snacks will be served at this family-friendly community event.

For a complete schedule of Christmas in Lynchburg, visit www.lynchburgtn.com.

Posted on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 7:23 am