Macon County Chronicle

Christmas on the Square Set for Friday, Dec. 7

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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 7, 2012 from 5 to 8 p.m.

Kicking off the evening, a tree lighting ceremony and musical entertainment 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 by Kenny Jones, visits from some of your favorite characters and photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus will be available throughout the evening.

New additions to this year’s Christmas on the Square event are train rides for both children and adults and Christmas trolley rides with Mickey & Minnie.

There is no cost to participate in any of the ‘Christmas on the Square’ events.

In the spirit of the holiday season, $500 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, Macon Department Store, Linda's Cakes & Catering, Citizens Bank, Johnson Jewelers, Cathy’s Florist & Gifts, Macon Bank & Trust, McClard’s Gifts, Inspirations, the Macon County Chronicle, Gibson’s Café, Indigo Blues, Eden’s Knives & Collectibles, Inspirations and All About Sports.

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 contact the Macon County Chronicle at (615) 688-6397.