The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

Local News

December 1, 2012

Christmas parades, events scheduled

Some towns in the region are kicking off the holiday season this weekend with parades and events, while others will officially mark the start of Christmas later in the week.

Hinton will host its Christmas parade at noon today. The parade begins at the Memorial Building and ends at the Technology Center.

Lewisburg’s parade begins at 1 p.m. today, while the White Sulphur Springs Christmas parade will be at 5 p.m. today.

Also today is “The Streets of Bethlehem” in Cook Memorial Baptist Church Fellowship Hall in Pineville. Tours of the exhibits and live nativity are scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. today and 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. The event is a guided tour and there is no admission charge.

Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine’s Appalachian Coal Town Christmas Celebration will continue from 5 to 9 p.m. today. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children.

Beckley’s parade will be at 1 p.m. today, and several choirs will perform a free concert at 2:30 p.m. today at Beckley Presbyterian Church, at 203 S. Kanawha St.

Ronceverte will host its Christmas parade at 7 p.m. Monday.

Oak Hill is having its parade at 6 p.m. Thursday. The theme of Oak Hill’s parade is “A Frosty Christmas.”

The Rainelle and Mullens Christmas parades are both slated at 6 p.m. Dec. 8.

Fayetteville will host its Christmas parade at 5 p.m. Dec. 8. Also in Fay-etteville that day is a craft show from noon until 7:30 p.m. in the Memorial Building.

The Wildwood House Museum in Beckley will offer tours and carolers from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 9.


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