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Calendar: Holiday Happenings

Calendar: Holiday Happenings

Here’s a sneak peek at just some of the events coming up in Franklin and elsewhere to celebrate the holiday season:

Thursday, Dec. 3, 6:45 p.m. – Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. A spectacular event on the town square featuring the lighting of the tree, as well as entertainment by local school children, musicians/performers, and Santa Claus.

Saturday, Dec. 5, 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Kiwanis Christmas Parade. Local soulful singer Quintavious Johnson, 13, will serve as grand marshal for this downtown Franklin tradition featuring floats, marching bands and the appearance of Santa Claus.

Saturday, Dec. 12, 2 p.m.Leipers Fork Christmas Parade. Naomi Judd will serve as grand marshal for this quirky and fun parade that highlights a real “Country” Christmas.

Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 12-13, 10 a.m.-5 p.m./11 a.m.-5 p.m.– Dickens of a Christmas. Step back in time with the Heritage Foundation of Franklin & Williamson County when Dickens of a Christmas returns to Franklin’s Main Street.