Old Fashion Christmas Celebration is Saturday

This December local families will have a plethora of events to attend in Fairfield thanks to the Chamber of Commerce and the City of Fairfield. There is something for everyone – shopping, running, elves, and food. The chamber has events planned through the month.

December 1 Old Fashion Christmas Celebration

The River of Life will host their annual live nativity and petting zoo on the courthouse square from 4 to 7 p.m. during the chamber’s Old Time Christmas Celebration, and 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2. River of Life members will perform the nativity drama at 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, as well as at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2. The nativity will only be held the first weekend in December.

Exciting activities for the Dec. 1 event includes:

n Old Fashion Parade – The parade kicks off at 4 p.m. Participants should line up at 3 p.m.

n Christmas Story reading with Bettye Trask – 3:30 p.m.

n Arts and Crafts/Face painting – 4 to 7 p.m.

n Local dance groups perform – 5:15 p.m.

n Visit Santa – 5 to 7 p.m.

Miss Texas will make an appearance during the annual tree lighting ceremony at 6:15 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1.

December 6 Christmas Elf Adventure/Sip, Snack, & Shop

The chamber invites all local elves to join the 2nd Annual Christmas Elf Adventure at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, on the courthouse square. Participants are encouraged to wear their best elf attire as the group will spread Christmas joy at both local nursing homes.

The group will meet on the square at 4:30 p.m. and head to Fairfield Nursing and Rehab and Fairview Manor. During the ride back to the square to ready for the Sip, Snack, and Shop event, the group plans to sing Christmas carols.

Elves are invited to attend the


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