Hometown Christmas planned in Lancaster
LANCASTER — The Lancaster Public Square will be decorated for Christmas in the Williamsburg theme of the late 1700s.
The official "Lighting of the Tree" will be 6:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Garrard County Courthouse. Prior to that, the Garrard County Chamber of Commerce has a schedule of events to ring in the season.
4-6 pm — Reception at Eastern Kentucky University Higher Education Center. There will be crafts for the kids and an opportunity to send cards to our veterans and active military.
6 p.m. — Carols on the Courthouse steps and countdown to lighting of the tree.
6:30 p.m. — Official lighting of the Christmas Tree and Santa's arrival. Children will have the opportunity to visit with Santa in the courthouse.
Downtown Christmas celebration planned in Liberty
LIBERTY — Liberty will host the Downtown Christmas Celebration 5-7 p.m. Dec. 3.
Free food and hot drinks will be served while they last. Other activities include an auction, music, craft vendors, a parade and a visit from Santa. And don't forget the two cool contests to work on beforehand!
The theme for this year is "Joy to the World."
Restaurant to host fundraising event
Applebee’s in Danville will be hosting a fundraising event for the Central Kentucky Regional Humane Society this Friday and Saturday and Dec. 3 and 4.
Participants can bring a special flier with them when they eat at Applebee’s on the specified dates and 10 percent of their bills will be donated to the humane society.
For more information or to learn how to get a flier, call the humane society at (859) 792-4581.
Events set at Boyle library
The Boyle County Public Library will be closed Thursday in observance of Thanksgiving. Here are events going on at the library:
10:30 a.m. Friday: Well-known children’s author Barbara Joosse will read from her books and sign books, which may be purchased at the library before and on the day of the program, Community Meeting Room.
3 p.m. Dec. 1: “Interview Like a Pro” webinar, Computer Lab on fifth level.
7-7:30 p.m. Dec. 2: Bate Middle School Jazz Band will play in the foyer.
2-4 p.m. Dec. 5: Danville Dulcimers will present a program in the community meeting room.