2017-12-07 / Front Page

Events abound this weekend to begin in Christmas season

Getting started Friday evening with a sold out Christmas party followed by a Dessert Soiree at The Woman’s Club, this weekend’s kickoff of the Christmas season in Washington-Wilkes features the annual Christmas Tour of Homes which includes an art show for the first time (see details below), the opening of the Washington Little Theater’s production of A Christmas Carol (that’s Bob Cratchitt and Tiny Tim above, as portrayed by Scott Brown and Gracie Sanders) on Friday and Saturday nights (story on page 14), and the spectacular Christmas Parade of Lights starting at 6 p.m. on Saturday with grand marshals (above, right) Ta’aliya Booker, Kiara Binns, Tycoriah Danner, and Secoriah Danner, girls track Class A State Champions, leading the way as close to 100 dazzling entries make their way from Tiger Stadium, past The Square, to finish at The Pope Center.

Return to top