Special to the E-T

Mark your calendars because the holidays are upon us and the the Stephenville Parks and Recreation Department and Chamber of Commerce are busy preparing to get your family into the Christmas spirit by hosting Holly Jolly Christmas from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, at the downtown square and plaza.

Activities at the festive, family-fun event will include a Christmas tree lighting, pictures with Santa, horse-drawn carriage rides, lighted hay rides, caroling, choir performances, coloring contest, letters to Santa, giant card contest, a live nativity, canned food drive and plenty of holiday shopping!

Sponsorships and booths are now available. Businesses or organizations interested in displaying goods or services to festival-goers, call the chamber at 965-5313. Visit www.stephenvilletexas.org for more information on Holly Jolly Christmas and other community holiday events.