As the holiday season approaches, a number of special events are being planned throughout Jackson County. They include:
The annual tree lighting in Nicholson will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Nicholson Community Center.
The Rev. Theodore Braswell, Jones Chapel Baptist Church, will read scripture. Ricky Fitzpatrick, New Hope Baptist Church Choir and The Maxwells will be singing Christmas songs.
Santa will be set up in the community center for the children. A live nativity will be held and light refreshments will be served.
“We hope you will join us for some great Christmas music and refreshments at the Nicholson Community Center,” leaders state. “There will be hot chocolate and coffee available on the patio to keep you warm.”
The annual Christmas tree trimming party will be held at noon on Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Harold Swindle Public Library, Nicholson.