The Johnson County Chamber of Commerce will present their very first annual Christmas on Main on December 1. The event will run from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm on Main Street in downtown Mountain City.
The festive evening begins with the judging of decorated business storefronts on Main Street. The first, second and third place winners will be announced at the Christmas parade held the following day on Saturday, December 2ne starting at 5:30 pm. Local crafters will be set up to help you with your Christmas shopping. Hot chocolate will be available as people shop for Christmas presents made locally, in addition to other delicious treats. Additionally, Christmas trees and wreaths will be available for sale to start off the season.
Additionally, there will be a photo booth and activities planned for children and adults. Angel tree ornaments will be available to honor those special people in your lives or to remember a loved one.
There will also be a live nativity scene.
Children singers will be performing from 5:30 to 6:30 under the direction of Ms. Thumb. The lighting of the Christmas tree will be at 6:00 pm, followed by the story of the candy cane, the meaning of Christmas and prayer for all during the holiday season. Enjoy the music of Christmas as carolers sing up and down Main Street and spreading some Christmas cheer.
If Santa can get away from the North Pole, he will be in Mountain City from 6:30 to 7:30 pm to see who has been good. Elves will also be available to help take pictures.
The Johnson County Arts Center will open until 6:30 pm for shopping. If you haven’t seen the beautiful art work by local artists, make sure to stop by and take a look at what our artists have to offer.
At 7:00 pm, Heritage Hall will present “The Doublewide, Texas Christmas.” There will be performances on December 1st, 2nd and third.
Don’t forget the Christmas parade, Saturday, December 2nd beginning at 5:30 pm.
The Johnson County School System will be set up in front of Johnson County Bank on Saturday before and during the Christmas parade and they will be giving a free book to any child that comes by their table.