Dec 01 Friday
The annual Christmas Parade of Lights in Greenville is happening on Friday, December 1st. This year’s theme is “Christmas Through the Decades”. This nighttime spectacle is a favorite of locals and includes marching bands, antique cars, floats, horses, and more. The parade winds through Downtown on Lee and Washington Streets. The City of Greenville Parks and Recreation will set up a huge family fun zone next to the GMA. If you’re interested in participating in the parade, you can find the entry form and other information on the City of Greenville's website. Deadline for participant sign-up is Monday, November 27.
A&M Commerce is hosting a Chorale Candlelight Holiday Concert on the evening of Friday, December 1st. Beginning at 7:30 p.m in the Jack and Lou Finney Concert Hall, the concert will feature University singers, chorale, chamber singers, as well as guest high school choirs. Admission is free to all.
Dec 02 Saturday
The Quinlan Fire Department is hosting their annual “Fill the Firetruck” on Saturday from 9 am until 2pm. Festivities will include a raffle, hot chocolate, bounce house, and pictures with Santa and the Grinch!
All proceeds benefit the Hunt County Tunes for Tots and Lake Area Shared Ministries. The event will take place at the Quinlan Fire Department. More details available at the Quinlan Fire Dept. Facebook page!
The Greenville Chamber of Commerce is hosting a “Grinch-mas” photo and vendor fair on Saturday, December 2nd. Festivities will include cookies, Hot Cocoa, local vendor booths, and photos with the Grinch!
Beginning at 10 am at the Chamber office parking lot in Greenville. More information is available at the Greenville Chamber of Commerce website.
Interested in earning a badge or looking for a fun nature-based activity for your group? Our badge workshops might be just what you need. Each two hour workshop is specifically geared to meet the requirements for the listed organization’s badge, but they are open to any interested groups. See HeardMuseum.org for more information on the badge topics covered in this workshop and for a list of more badge workshops offered. Webelos Workshops will be offered on December 2, December 9, January 6, January 20, January 27, February 3, February 10, February 17, March 23, April 6, April 20, April 27, May 4, and May 11.
Interested in earning a badge or looking for a fun nature-based activity for your group? Our badge workshops might be just what you need. Each two hour workshop is specifically geared to meet the requirements for the listed organization’s badge, but they are open to any interested groups. See HeardMuseum.org for more information on the badge topics covered in this workshop and for a list of more badge workshops offered. Bear Cubs Workshops will be offered December 2, December 16, January 13, February 3, February 17, March 30, April 13, and May 4.
The Miracle On Main Street and Parade is being held Dec 2nd by Commerce Leadership Institute, Commerce Downtown Alliance and the Commerce Chamber of Commerce. There will be children’s activities, a scavenger hunt, vendors, music and choirs, a parade and a tree lightning ceremony!
The event is free and open to all, Saturday from 2 through 8pm on the Downtown Commerce Square
The Delta County Chamber of Commerce is celebrating Christmas with their annual Parade of Lights on Saturday, December 2nd. The theme this year is “Christmas Movies”. A contest will be held at 5 pm for parade participants at Three Rusty Nails Church and Ministries in Cooper, with the parade itself starting at 6:30. For registration to participate in the parade, or more information, you can visit the Delta County Chamber of Commerce website.
Dec 07 Thursday
The “CPKC Holiday Train” is coming to Greenville on December 7th! Starting at 4 p-m, there will be a DJ, Food Truck, Crafts for kids, meeting Santa & his elves on the train and more! The event will take place under the Stonewall Bridge; parking will be at 1st Baptist Church.
The full Holiday Express schedule can be found at this link:
The Christmas tree is up, the garlands are hanging, and the candles are battery-powered at the Sam Rayburn House State Historic Site this holiday season. Join us on December 7, 2023, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. as we have our annual Holiday Open House! Enjoy first floor tours of the Rayburn House as it’s decorated for Christmas, a holiday the Rayburn family celebrated. Stop by our Visitor Center for some hot apple cider and sweet treats before making some popsicle stick ornaments to take home. This event is free to attend, and all are welcome!