Dancing Lights of Christmas
The Dancing Lights of Christmas returns for it's 10th consecutive season. Wilson County and the James E. Ward Agricultural Center, home of the Wilson County Fair, will host the Dancing Lights of Christmas this holiday season, featuring a 2.5-mile route and over two million lights dancing to the music on the radio. The show opens nightly at 5 p.m. and the admission is $30 per family vehicle. Enter the fairgrounds at the entrance across from Dollar General.
Friday, Dec. 6
Cumberland University Christmas Choral
The Cumberland University choirs will host its Christmas concert at 7 p.m. in Baird Chapel. The choirs will be performing "Sing We Now of Christmas" by Harry Simeone with professional brass, percussion and four-hand piano. This will be a program full of Christmas carols from around the world. Admission is free, but reservations are recommended. Call 615-547-1331.
Saturday, Dec. 7
Empty Bowls Luncheon
The Wilson County Community Help Center Empty Bowls Luncheon fundraiser will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lebanon Senior Citizens Center. Tickets are $10 and are available at the Help Center and from any board member. They will also be available at the door. There will also be a dessert auction and silent auction.
Lebanon Band and Choir Christmas Concert
The Lebanon High School band and choir Christmas concert will be at 7 p.m. at the school, 500 Blue Devil Blvd. There is no charge for the concert, which features two hours of holiday favorites.
Wilson Country Retired Teachers' Association
The Wilson Country Retired Teachers' Association Christmas meeting and luncheon will be held beginning at 10 a.m. at the First Church of the Nazarene in Lebanon. The December project is donating to WCRTA's scholarship fund. This meeting is sponsored by Liberty State Bank. Reservations must be made. Call 615-218-7058 for more information.
Sunday, Dec. 8
Possomtown Christmas Parade
The Possomtown will begin at 12:59 p.m. If you'd like to be a part of the parade, just come on over in your car, truck, gator, motorcycle, or tractor. If you'd like to pull a trailer or float, we'd love to see it! Ronnie Brown is the grand marshal of the parade, so please call him with any questions at (615) 566-5998. If you'd like to donate new or gently used clothing, toys or hygiene items to Possomtown Outreach for the annual Christmas relief trip to Hancock County, Tennessee, the trailer will be open across from Friendship on the McFarland Farm.
Thursday, Dec. 12
Watertown High School Christmas concert
The Watertown High School Music Department is presenting "Winter Wonderland, A Christmas Music Showcase" at 6 p.m. in the Purple Tiger Theater at Watertown High School. There will be hot chocolate, Christmas cookies, and photos with Santa available from 5-5:45 p.m. Admission is $5.
Saturday, Dec. 14
Mt. Juliet Christmas Parade
The Mt. Juliet Christmas Parade will begin at 11 a.m. at Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive and travel north on Mt. Juliet Road to Charlie Daniels Park. The theme this year is Toy Story Christmas and the grand marshals are Woody, Buzz and Bo Peep.
Veterans Pancake and Sausage Breakfast
A pancake and sausage breakfast, sponsored by Vietnam Veterans of America and Associates of VVA Chapter 1004, will be from 7-11 a.m. at the Lebanon National Guard Armory, 1010 Leeville Pike, in Lebanon. Adults are $5, children under 12 are $3, and those 5 and younger eat free.
Monday, Dec. 16
Cedar Creek Community Band Christmas Concert
The Cedar Creek Community Band will perform a Christmas concert at 7 p.m. at the Wilson County Board of Education Event Center, 415 Harding Dr. in Lebanon. The concert is free and open to the public