Christmas on the River 2012

Christmas on the River is underway in Demopolis. It began Wednesday evening with the lighting of the Christmas tree.

Between now and Saturday, thousands of people from all over the country are expected to take part in the annual event.

For more information, click the link below the story.
Here's a listing of events:

Wednesday, November 28th
5:00pm
Lighting of the Love Light Tree
Announcement of the Special Child

Thursday, November 29th
5:30pm
Lighting of Public Square
Crowning of St. Nick
Reading of the Christmas Story
Public Square - Downtown
(Civic Center if inclement weather)

Friday, November 30th
5:00 - 8pm
Candlelight Evening
Gaineswood, admission $5 with entertainment
by John Bultman
5:30 - 8pm
Christmas in the Canebrake
Bluff Hall & Lyon Hall
Admission $5 adults per house, 12 & under free.
5pm - 1am
Alabama State Championship BBQ Cook-off
Demopolis City Landing - admission $5.00
George Franks Ball Field
9pm - 11pm
Live Music

Saturday, December 1st
7:30a-3:30p
Fair in the Square
Public Square - Downtown
8am
Jingle Bell Run / Walk Registration
Public Square - Downtown
$15.00 before Nov. 16th, $20.00 after
10am - 5pm
Bluff Hall Open
Admission $5.00, $3.00 students K-12.
10am - 2pm
Gaineswood Open
Admission $5.00
11:30am
Christmas Day Parade
Grand Marshals: The Alabama Gang, former NASCAR drivers, Donnie Allison, Bobby Allison,
and Red Farmer.
Downtown
11am - 1pm
Judging for the BBQ Cook-off
Presentation of Trophies & Checks - 2pm
George Franks Ball Field
2pm
Children's Play - Junie B. Jones, Jingle Bells Batman Smells!
Canebrake Players
Old School Theater on Main Ave.
Admission $10 adults. $5 children.
6:30-8:30p
Nautical Parade & Fireworks Display
Riverbank of the Tombigbee
6:30-8:30p
COTR Gala
Semi-formal (NO jeans, cash bar)
Demopolis Civic Center
Admission $25.00, 12 & under $15.00.
9p-midnight
Christmas on the River Dance (no jeans)
Band: Cool Rayz
Demopolis Civic Center
Admission $10.00, 21+ only

Sunday, December 2nd
2pm
The Nutcracker performed by the Montgomery Ballet
Sponsored by Two Rivers Arts Council
Demopolis High School Auditorium

For more information, call the Demopolis Chamber of Commerce at (334) 289-0270.


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