Granville plans Country Christmas Parade

Staff Reports • Updated Nov 29, 2016 at 7:00 PM

Historic Granville will celebrate the 18th annual Granville Country Christmas Parade on Dec. 10, and one of the many events of the day will be the annual Christmas parade at 2 p.m.

The 2016 Christmas Parade theme will be a 1930s Christmas with many features of the 1930s in the parade. Anyone interest in participating in the parade may call 931-653-4511 with the line up at 1:30 p.m. in front of the old bank building on Highway 53. Granville Country Christmas is an event for children with rides and Christmas train, which will all be free. There will be a Santa’s workshop from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Granville Museum, sponsored by Friends of Granville, where children can buy presents for their parents at nominal prices. Mrs. Santa will read a new book entitled “A 1930’s Granville Christmas” to children at 2:30 p.m. at the museum. Children will get the chance to visit with Santa from 2:30-3:30 p.m. at the museum.

Granville Country Christmas will feature three musicals at Granville United Methodist Church with “A 1930s Christmas to Remember” by the Granville United Methodist Choir and Carolyn Cathey at 11 a.m. A Christmas concert by the Cookeville Community Folk Orchestra will be at 1 p.m., and a Christmas musical by Indies Band of Cookeville will be at 3 p.m. 

Visitors will also be able to tour the 1880 Sutton Home, which features the White House at Christmas, Antique Toy Show and the Festival of Trees. All three are open Wednesdays through Saturdays through the rest of the year. Granville also features a Christmas Bluegrass Dinner Show each Saturday night in December.  

For more information, call 931-653-4151 or visit granvilletn.com.

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