Welcome to our annual listing of local Christmas parades and
other Christmas-themed events. To have yours listed in this space,
please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
and, in the body of the message, let us know when and where it's taking
place and a phone number, website and/or e-mail address we can pass
along to listeners.
Nov. 29th Hattiesburg 6 p.m. (please click here for a registration form and/or click here for a sponsorship form)Dec. 1st Laurel 10 a.m. (please click here for an entry form and more details)
Dec. 1st Petal 4 p.m. (please click here for more details)
Dec. 1st Columbia 6 p.m. (please click here for more details)
Dec. 8th Waynesboro 3:45 p.m.
Dec. 15th Stonewall 6 p.m. (601-595-1198 or 601-659-4607; open house at JCJC's Stonewall/Clarke County campus follows)
Select dates from now until Nov. 18th Laurel Little Theater presents "A Christmas Carol: The Musical" Performances take place November 16 at 7:30 p.m., November 17 at 7:30 p.m. and November 18 at
2 p.m. at the Arabian Theatre in downtown Laurel. Visit www.LaurelLittleTheatre.com or e-mail LLTLaurelMS@aol.com for more details and ticket information.
Now until Dec. 23rd Hats from Heaven
This non-profit organization collects hats for children for local
hospitals, including the NICU. On Christmas Eve, they will
deliver assorted kinds of hats to the kids for Christmas with a little
message pinned to it. Every Thursday from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m.,
the group will be at Mill Creek Congregational Methodist Church (2319
Mill Creek Road). For more details, call or text
601-470-9114 or 601-344-9037. Join the Hats from Heaven by Ida Facebook group for details on other locations and collection times.
Nov. 21st-Dec. 31st Christmas in the Park Takes place at Holmes Water Park in Tylertown. Like www.facebook.com/ChristmasInTheParkTylertown for more details.
Nov. 22nd-Dec. 31st Lewis Lights Will be on display nightly at 280 White Chapel Road in Purvis. Visit www.lewislightsandcrafts.com or like www.facebook.com/LewisLightsandcrafts for more details and related events.
Nov. 23rd-Dec. 31st Christmas in the Hollow Takes place at 350 Moley Wise Road in Waynesboro. Like www.facebook.com/christmasinthehollow for more details.
Nov. 24th KCS Holiday Express Making a scheduled stop in Meridian from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. Visit www.facebook.com/events/336891753745549/ -- the event's Facebook page -- for more details.
Dec. 1st Laurel Kiwanis Pancake Day
Takes place from 6 a.m. until 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church and the
YWCO in Laurel. Tickets are available at the YWCO office (601-428-5694)
during regular hours -- and at other locations in Laurel.
Dec. 1st Lumberton's Old Tyme Christmas Celebration Takes
place from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at 201 West Main Avenue. The event
is presented in part by the Lumberton Economic Development
Council. Visit www.facebook.com/events/278009789499760/ -- the event's Facebook page -- for more details.
Dec. 7th Charlie Brown Jazz Christmas Concert Starts at 7 p.m. at the Arabian Theatre (408 North 5th Avenue, downtown Laurel). Visit www.facebook.com/events/2103679176309783 -- the event's Facebook page -- for more details.
Dec. 8th A Very Merry Waynesboro Christmas Celebration
Starts at 4 p.m. throughout downtown Waynesboro with free pictures with
Santa Claus, Christmas carols, food vendors and more. Then at
6:30 p.m., bring your lawn chairs and blankets for a classic holiday
movie. For more details, call 601-735-3311.
Dec. 12th Project Christmas Smiles
Starts at 9 a.m. at the Wayne County Extension Office. To find
out how like to help in serving families in the county, call