Fayette holiday programs planned 11.17.2010

Written by David Green.

The holiday season will be busy and festive in Fayette as several holiday-related activities are planned next month.

Four events are scheduled in Opera House, including the annual visit from Santa Claus.

On Saturday, Dec. 4, Santa will visit with area youngsters from 4 to 6 p.m. the Opera House. A “Shop Fayette Day” is also planned for Dec. 4, and details will be announced soon.

Also on Dec. 4, “A Bean Creek Christmas” is scheduled in the Ginnivan Theater at the Opera House, starting at 7:30 p.m. The program will feature local talent from past Bean Creek Coffee House programs in a special Christmas concert.

Judging for the Christmas lights contest is also scheduled Dec. 4.

On Saturday, Dec. 11, Mossburg Strings will take to the stage in the Ginnivan Theater at the Opera House, as part of the Fayette Artist Series. Winners of the Christmas light contest will be presented with their awards prior to the program.

The “Christmas Country Farm Toy Exhibit” will be on display throughout the holidays in the University Gallery during all Opera House activities. The display will feature collections from local Chamber of Commerce members.

Santa’s visit, the lights contest and the farm toy exhibit are all sponsored by the Fayette Area Chamber of Commerce.

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