GRANVILLE, Tenn. – The 19th Granville Country Christmas, themed “I’ll Be Home For Christmas,” takes place 10 a.m. Dec. 9 in downtown Granville.
A celebration of yesteryear, the event features children’s inflatable rides and Christmas Train, Santa’s Loft which children can shop for their parents for a small cost. Visit with Santa from 2:30-3:30 p.m., “ABC Christmas Story” read to children by Mrs. Claus, Christmas Parade at 2 p.m., and Grind with the Wind organ grinder.
Country Christmas will feature a full day of Christmas Musicals at the Granville United Methodist Church with “Happy Strings Christmas Musical” 10 a.m.; “A 1940’s Christmas to Remember Musical” by Granville United Methodist Church Choir and Carolyn Cathey at 11 a.m., Jackson County Advanced Choir Christmas Concert at noon; and Christmas Bluegrass Concert performed by the Bilbreys at 1 p.m.
The Sutton Homestead 1880 Homes will conduct tours with each room of the house decorated in a 1940’s Christmas theme, telling a story of the 1940’s.
The Pioneer Village will feature a 1940’s antique toy show & automobiles, operating loom and basket weaver selling their handmade items, blacksmith shop operating selling handmade items, Christmas at the 1820’s Cabin with primitive cooking over the open fireplace with free samples of holiday food and tours of village.
The Granville Museum will feature the Festival of Trees with 20 beautiful Christmas trees displayed as well as Memories of the 1940’s. There will be a book signing and talk by Bob Clement, former U. S. Congressman on his new book “Presidents, Kings & Convicts” at 10 a.m.
Granville will feature great Christmas shopping at Sutton General Store, Quilters Attic, Granville Arts & Culture Center, Granville Gifts, Granville Antique & Gifts Shop with great Christmas lunch served at Sutton General Store.
Granville is open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday with the Festival of Trees, Sutton Homestead and Pioneer Village featuring Festival of Trees, “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” and Antique Show each day as well as shopping and Christmas lunch.
For more information, call 931-653-4151 or visit www.granvilletn.com.
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