Holiday calendar of events




Dec. 3 -- Christmas Parade and Open House from 6-9 p.m., in Hampton

Dec. 5 -- Christmas in the Grove will begin with a parade in downtown Locust Grove at 10 a.m., and will continue with a Christmas Festival at 11 a.m., featuring a craft fair and photos with Santa Claus

Dec. 5 -- Cookie Decorating with Mrs. Claus, 9 a.m. until noon in Hampton

Dec. 5 -- Santa Saturday on the McDonough Square at 11 a.m.

Dec. 5 -- Christmas Tree Lighting on the McDonough Square at 5 p.m. The city’s 2015 Christmas Parade will follow at 6 p.m.

Dec. 6 -- Christmas with the Arts at the Henry County Performing Arts Center at 3 p.m.

Dec. 12 -- Santa Saturday on the McDonough Square at 11 a.m.

Dec. 12 -- Christmas Tour of Homes, 2-5 p.m., in Hampton

Dec. 12 -- Heritage Park Christmas Festival from 2-6 p.m., at Heritage Park, 101 Lake Dow Road in McDonough. The event will feature hayrides, crafts, holiday music, a tree lighting and photos with Santa and the cast of the Disney movie “Frozen.” Refreshments will be available for purchase.

Dec. 19 -- Santa Saturday on the McDonough Square at 11 a.m.

Dec. 31 -- 5th Annual Geranium Drop on the McDonough Square, presented by the McDonough Hospitality & Tourism Board and the McDonough Main Street Program. Festivities at the free event will begin at 8 p.m., featuring music, dancing, food and drink specials.