There’s a lot more Christmas left in Northwest Georgia. On the way:
Dec. 13: The City of Cave Spring’s annual Christmas Parade will be at 6 p.m. through Downtown Main Street. One of the best places to watch this festive event is on the Square in Downtown Cave Spring. (The parade was moved because of Saturday’s rainy forecast).
Dec. 13: Calhoun Christmas Parade at 7 p.m. This year’s theme is “A Storybook Christmas”.
Saturday, Sunday: A Hallelujah Christmas (drive-through Nativity recreation) at Spring Creek Baptist Church, 6-8:30 p.m., 2636 Chulio Road. “Come join Spring Creek Baptist Church and Reynolds Chapel Baptist Church for our annual drive-through nativity experience. We have added new scenes to this year’s event so come see the changes or if you have never experienced this event, come and receive the message of the birth of our Savior Jesus Christ from the comfort of your own vehicle. Everyone is welcome.”
Dec. 20: Trinity United Methodist Church is hosting a ‘Blue Christmas’: A service for hope, comfort and healing this Christmas season. For those dealing with grief, sadness or in midst of dark times, come as you are and find peace, comfort and hope as we dwell on God’s promises together. The service will be at 7 p.m. in the main sanctuary.
Dec. 20-24: Living Nativity, Trinity United Methodist Church, 606 Turner McCall Blvd., returns each night from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on the front lawn of the church along Turner McCall Boulevard.
Dec. 22: Living Nativity, Fellowship Baptist Church, 314 Burnett Ferry Road, Rome: The Nativity, as known as the manger scene, is a special exhibition depicting the birth of Christ. There will be live animals and our volunteers bringing this special event to life. There will be free refreshments. 6-8 p.m.
Dec. 22: Christmas Back Home featuring Scott Thompson, Brent McDonald and friends. Cedartown Performing Arts Center, Dec. 22, 7 p.m. Tickets: $15 in advance; $20 at the door. For more
Dec. 16: Jared Bradshaw will be performing as Bing Crosby featuring the music of the Andrews Sisters at the Rome City Auditorium on Dec. 16 at 4 p.m. Tickets: $40 per person; click here. www.wallacebuicetheatre.com or call 800-838-3006. Holiday hits and traditional favorites include “Jingle Bells,” “Chattanooga Choo Choo,” “Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive,” “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy” and “White Christmas” and others. Jared’s parents live in Rome: Dr. Jim Bradshaw, a retired pastor, and Susan, a retired Coosa Middle School counselor.
Dec. 13: The Historic DeSoto Theatre Foundation’s The Polar Express Pajama Party returns for a sixth year, set for 6:30-8 p.m. Rome. Presented by Pridemore & Cox Orthodontics. Tickets are $7 each for a child and include free admission for one adult. Advance purchase is strongly encouraged; tickets are available online at www.historicdesototheatre.org.
Dec. 15: Holiday Hangout at the DeSoto , 6 p.m. Free even, open to the public. Performing are Broad & 3rd. Cash bar and food. Donations to benefit the restoration of the DeSoto Theatre will be accepted at the door or online at www.thedesoto.org. For more: Jim Powell at 706-346-3276
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