‘Christmas in Ashley’ on Saturday


The sixth annual “Christmas in Ashley” celebration will be Saturday, Dec. 5, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Featured will be a tour of the historic Ashley United Methodist Church, which has undergone extensive renovations this year. The sanctuary will be open as visitors listen to traditional Christmas hymns performed on the church’s old pipe organ.

Scouts, including Girl Scout Troop 2636, will sing as Santa Claus greets youngsters in the West room. Hot chocolate, cookies and a live Nativity scene will also be included.

Streets will be lined with luminaries placed by local Boy Scouts.

Visitors can tour two houses decked out for Christmas on West Taylor Street as well as two houses on East High Street.

Uptown businesses will be open, as well as the newly built Elm Valley Joint Fire District station.

Maps are available at churches and businesses. Homes, businesses and churches open for touring and cookie sampling will have signs posted out front.

The event is free to the public.

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