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Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151
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‘Come Home to a Franklin County Christmas’ planned
The annual event is set for Friday, Dec. 7 in Rocky Mount
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File Photo: The streets in Downtown Rocky Mount will be lined with holiday decorations, like this snowman, for ‘Come Home to a Franklin County Christmas.’

Friday, November 9, 2012

Plans are under way for the upcoming "Come Home to a Franklin County Christmas" to be held in Downtown Rocky Mount on Friday, Dec. 7.

The festival will start at 5:30 p.m. with a short parade and the lighting of the Downtown Christmas Tree.

Most activities and performances will begin at 6 p.m. and include photos with Santa, children's interactive games, glassblowing at The Grainery, a crafters village at The Artisan Center, The Wright Kids, The Franklin County violin program, The Singing Panthers, Aspen Black, Franchesca's Dance Academy, Blue Ridge Performing Arts, Ferrum College Collegiates, horse and buggy rides, a local art group and food vendors.

Organizers of "Come Home to a Franklin County Christmas" are the Community Partnership for Revitalization and the Franklin County Department of Commerce and Leisure Services.

"We're still lining up performers and vendors," said Carolyn Johnson, CPR president.

For more information, call 540-489-3825 or email director@historicrockymount.com.

 
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