Macon County Chronicle

Christmas on the Sqaure - Dec. 2nd

The Macon County Chronicle and all of your Lafayette merchants on the Square cordially request your presence at this year’s ‘Christmas on the Square’ event, set for Friday, December 2nd, from 5 to 8 p.m. Kicking off the evening, a tree lighting ceremony and musical entertainment, provided by Cherry Cole, Ann Marie Brown, Brian Best and Brenda Blankenship, will take place on the courthouse lawn at 5 p.m.

Several holiday inspired events are scheduled for both children and adults to enjoy, including holiday art projects inside the courthouse, sponsored by the Macon County Arts Council, free holiday Christmas temporary tattoos sponsored by the Macon County Chronicle, storytelling at Macon Department Store and McClard’s Gifts, wagon rides around the Square, visits from some of your favorite characters including Mickey and Minnie, and photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus will be available throughout the evening. There is no cost to participate in any of the ‘Christmas on the Square’ events.

In the spirit of the holiday season, $1,000 in cash giveaways will also take place. Winners must be present to collect prizes, and entries can be made by visiting the following participating merchants: Healing Hands of Peace Ministries, Linda’s Cakes & Catering, Macon Department Store, Citizens Bank, Johnson Jewelers, Cathy’s Florist & Gifts, Macon Bank & Trust, McClard’s Gifts, Inspirations, the Macon County Chronicle, Gibson’s Café, the Macon County Courthouse, and North Central.

Throughout the day, refreshments will be available at participating ‘Christmas on the Square’ businesses, where early holiday shoppers will find great bargains and specials. 

This year’s event is one that you and your family will not want to miss, so mark your calendars now and come out to celebrate the season with us!

For more information, see our ad on page A-14 or contact the Macon County Chronicle at 688-6397.