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Christmas in Columbia 2006 packed with events

One of the most beautiful events in Kentucky, "The Parade Under the Lights," starts at 6:00pm CT, Saturday evening, December 2, 2006

By Sue Stivers, Executive Director, Columbia Adair County Chamber of Commerce

The Columbia-Adair County Chamber of Commerce will hold their annual "Christmas in Columbia" Festival Saturday, December 2, 2006, and Sunday, December 3, 2006

Activities on Saturday, December 2, 2006 will feature, the Rotary Club Breakfast, Arts, Crafts, and Food booths, Santa's Dream Shop, arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus with the reading of Christmas Stories, Children's Arts and Crafts, presentation of awards for Exterior and Interior Decorating Contests, Christmas Music by Adair County Choral Dept. 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders; Old Fashioned Carriage Rides, Official Lighting of the Christmas Tree, The "Parade under the Lights," one of the most beautiful Christmas events in Kentucky, beginning at 6:00 PM with the Award winning Adair County High School Band.

A sample of Christmas past, a Historic Christmas tours will be held by the Adair Arts Council at the Trabue-Russell House on Jamestown Street all day Saturday, from 10:00am to 3:00pm CT. Refreshments will lbe served and guided tours will be offered.

Dream Depot performs a Christmas Show at 4:00 PM. Reservations can be made by calling 270-384-2657 or 270-384-2115.

Sunday, December 3, 2006 will feature Open House at Highland Raku Studio Art/Craft Gallery from 1:00-5:00 PM. Meet artisans/owners Jeff and Henrietta Scott. There will be entertainment, demonstrations on glass blowing and other arts, variety of delicious local foods for you eating pleasure, and view the works of more that two dozen local artisans.

Also on Sunday at 3:00 PM, Guitarist Jon Reynolds will present a concert entitled "A Guitar For Christmas" in the Slider Humanities Center Recital Hall at Lindsey Wilson College. Free and open to the public.

For additional information contact the Chamber Office at 270-384-6020>

This story was posted on 2006-11-17 03:25:33
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