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November 30, 2012

11/30/2012 — Holiday Highlights

ASHLAND — Today

6 p.m. — Carter County Fair Board activities, including the lighting of the community Christmas tree, 204 E. Main St.

7:30 p.m. — “Scrooge the Musical,” Jean Carlo Stephenson Auditorium, Huntington, presented by First Stage Theatre Company. Admission: Adults, $12, children and seniors, $10.

Saturday

Holiday Market at Heritage Farm Museum and Village in Huntington. Call (304) 522-1244.

9 a.m. — Winter Wonderland of Lights Breakfast with Santa, main branch of the Boyd County Public Library, 1740 Central Ave. (606) 329-0090.

10 a.m. to noon — Nutcracker Sweets tea party by Huntington Dance Theatre. Cost: $5 per guest; all children invided for tea, punch and treats. 412 8th Street, Huntington. information, call (304) 522-4230, or visithuntingtondance.org.

11 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Ladies of the Highlands Christmas Tour of Homes, begins at Bellefonte Presbyterian Church, where refreshments will be served; buses will take participants to the homes of six area residents. Tour of the museum is included. Cost: $20 in advance, $25 day of tour.

11 a.m. — Holiday brunch and boutique at Huntington’s Kitchen, 911 Third Ave. in Huntington. Proceeds will benefit Dress for Success River Cities. Tickets are $25. Seating is limited and advance ticket purchase is recommended by calling (304) 522-3011.

2 p.m. — “All Aboard the Polar Express,” for children 12 and younger; pajamas encouraged, games, crafts and snacks included.

3 p.m. — Grayson Area Chamber of Commerce annual Christmas Parade. Grand marshal is Ruth Haney.

5 to 8:30 p.m. — Christmas Down on the Farm, Bob Evans Farm, Rio Grande, Ohio. Includes visit with Santa, Christmas lights display, gingerbread house decorating, Homestead Museum and Adamsville Village tours, horse-drawn carriage rides, more. Admission: Free. (800) 994-3276.

7:30 p.m. — “Scrooge the Musical,” Jean Carlo Stephenson Auditorium, Huntington, presented by First Stage Theatre Company. Admission: Adults, $12, children and seniors, $10.

Dec. 2

1 to 6 p.m. —  Ladies of the Highlands Christmas Tour of Homes, begins at Bellefonte Presbyterian Church, where refreshments will be served; buses will take participants to the homes of six area residents. Tour of the museum is included. Cost: $20 in advance, $25 day of tour.

2:30 p.m. — “Scrooge the Musical,” Jean Carlo Stephenson Auditorium, Huntington, presented by First Stage Theatre Company. Admission: Adults, $12, children and seniors, $10.

6 p.m. — “A Christmas Celebration: 2012 Tour” by Sandi Patty and Jason Crabb, Paramount Arts Center, 1300 Winchester Ave. Tickets: From $15 to $39. Call (606) 324-3175.

1 to 4 p.m. — Holiday Open House, Huntington Museum of Art. Admission is cans of food to be donated to the Huntington Area Food Bank or clothing for the Cridlin Food and Clothing Pantry.

Dec. 3

7 p.m. — Greenup Christmas Parade.

Dec. 6

6 to 8 p.m. — “Karaoke and Pizza with Santa and Trolley Rides around Central Park,” Transportation Center (99 15th St.). Free to children K through six.

7 p.m. — “Miracle on 34th Street,” Paramount Arts Center, presented by Paramount Players. Tickets: $10 to $14. Call (606) 324-3175.

Dec. 7

Noon — Wreath making. main branch, Boyd County Public Library, 1740 Central Ave., Ashland. Limit 15. Registration at thebookplace.org.

6 p.m. — “A Dulcimer Christmas,” Greenbo Lake State Resort Park’s Jesse Stuart Lodge, performances by Rail City Dulcimer Society, Tri-State Dulcimer Society and Neil Koch. Free.

7 p.m. — “Miracle on 34th Street,” Paramount Arts Center, presented by Paramount Players. Tickets: $10 to $14. Call (606) 324-3175.

7:30 p.m. — “Scrooge the Musical,” Jean Carlo Stephenson Auditorium, Huntington, presented by First Stage Theatre Company. Admission: Adults, $12, children and seniors, $10.

Dec. 8

9 a.m. — Third annual Sounds of Christmas 5K Race/Walk. Registration: $25 or pre-register at tristateracer.com for $18.)  First 150 participants will receive long- sleeved T-shirts and prizes will be awarded.

11 a.m. — Wreath Making, Kyova branch, Boyd County Public Library. Limit 15. Registration at thebookplace.org.

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — Pictures with Santa, Highlands Museum and Discovery Center, Ashland.

12:30 to 1 p.m. — The International Folklanders, Highlands Museum and Discovery Center Ashland.

1 to 3 p.m. — Holiday Cookie Decorating Class, Highlands Museum and Discovery Center. Cost: $10, including materials. For reservations, call (606) 329-8888 or email christine@highlandsmuseum.com.

3 p.m. — “Miracle on 34th Street,” Paramount Arts Center, presented by Paramount Players. Tickets: $10 to $14. Call (606) 324-3175.

5 to 9 p.m. — Holiday Open House, Greenup County Cooperative Extension Service, 35 Wurtland Ave. Free refreshments, nutcracker display.

7 p.m. — “Miracle on 34th Street,” Paramount Arts Center, presented by Paramount Players. Tickets: $10 to $14. Call (606) 324-3175.

Dec. 9

2:30 p.m. — “Scrooge the Musical,” Jean Carlo Stephenson Auditorium, Huntington, presented by First Stage Theatre Company. Admission: Adults, $12, children and seniors, $10.

3 p.m. — Violin recital, Kingsbrook Lifecare Center. Performers include Addison Powell, Emma Hill, Trevor Thornsberry, Isabella Barker, Ella Gomez, Makayla Scott, Enzo Fressola, Vinessa Fressola, Brendan Fisher, Anna Knapp, Joseph Sewell and Gary Bhasin.

Dec. 11

7 p.m. — Moscow Ballet’s “The Nutcracker,” Paramount Arts Center, Ashland. Call (606) 324-3175.

Dec. 13

7 p.m. — “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas,” Paramount Arts Center, Ashland, presented by the Paramount Players. Call (606) 324-3175.

Dec. 15

1 p.m. —”Ebeneezer Snooze,” main branch, Boyd County Public Library, 1740 Central Ave., Ashland. For children 12 and younger. Each child gets a gift and milk and cookies.

1 to 3 p.m. — Holiday Cookie Decorating Class, Highlands Museum and Discovery Center. Cost: $10, including materials. For reservations, call (606) 329-8888 or email christine@highlandsmuseum.com.

6 p.m. — Sounds of Christmas, the 10th annual fundraiser for the Stephen Salyers Charities Foundation, Bellefonte Country Club. Entertainment: Stephen Salyers and James Otto. Tickets: $75 for individual, with sponsorships available. For more information, call (606) 923-0670.

7:30 p.m. — “Christmas with John Berry,” Paramount Arts Center, Ashland. Call (606) 324-3175.

7:30 p.m. — “Holiday Memories featuring The Lettermen, presented by Huntington Symphony Orchestra, Big Sandy Superstore Arena. Tickets start at $25. Call (304) 781-8343.

Dec. 17 to 22: Holiday Music in the Library. Free concerts at noon and 6 p.m. each day.

Train rides and visits with Santa in Central Park: Throught Dec. 2; Dec. 7 through 9; Dec. 14 through 16; Dec. 21 through  22.

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