November 19, 2009
Celebration Thursday, tree lighting Friday
Two big events – the Chamber Celebration and Tree Lighting with Santa – are scheduled this week in Byhalia.
The Byhalia Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Chamber Celebration Thursday, Nov. 19, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at BardenStone, 89 Edwards Road.
There will be music by “Blue Denim,” plus awards presentations for Leader of the Year, Board Member of the Year and Customer Service of the Year. Chamber sponsors will be recognized, plus the celebration features prizes and much more. The cost is $20 without a reservation.
The next night, Friday, Nov. 20, the town of Byhalia and the chamber will host Tree Lighting with Santa. It starts at 5:30 p.m. downtown on Brunswick Avenue at the park. Activities will include holiday music, photos with Santa ($5), and free hot dogs (donated by Citizens Bank).
“Christmas in Byhalia” this year features a “brand new” lighting extravaganza donated by LCI Inc.
Tour of homes, parade just few weeks away
The annual Christmas in Holly Springs tour will be held Saturday, Dec. 5, and Sunday, Dec. 6.
On the tour this year are Finley Place, Montrose, Wall Doxey House, Fairview, Walthall-Freeman Clark House. To obtain tickets, contact the Marshall County Historical Museum at 662-252-3669.
Also open will be the historical museum, Ida B. Wells Museum and Church of the Yellow Fever Martyrs. Concerts will be held Dec. 5 and 6 at 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church.
Christmas Dinner Theater will be held at the First Baptist Church Activity Center on Dec. 4-6. It will start at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 4, and at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 5-6. For reservations, call 662-252-2627.
The downtown Christmas parade is set for Saturday, Dec. 5, starting at 5 p.m. To enter the holiday parade, call the chamber of commerce at 662-252-2943.
Early deadlines set for next week’s newspaper
The South Reporter announces early deadlines for its Thursday, Nov. 26, edition due to the Thanksgiving holiday.
Deadline for classified advertising will be Friday, Nov. 20, at 12 noon. Deadline for all other advertising (including legal notices) and news is Friday, Nov. 20, at 5 p.m.
The newspaper will be available one day earlier than normal next week.
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