The Orbisonia ~ Rockhill Furnace Historical Society presents “Christmas in Our Hometown 2021.” We hope to see you there!
Saturday, November 27, 5:30 pm ~ 6:00 pm
Community Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
(Community State Bank Parking Lot)
Usher in the Holiday Season as we illuminate the Twin Boroughs’ Christmas Tree. Hear the Victorian Carolers & the Bagpipes of the Southernland. Join dignitaries and our local scout troops, along with Jolly Old Saint Nicholas who will arrive on our 1926 antique LaFrance Fire Engine to light the Tree!
Saturday, November 27, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Christmas in Our Hometown Activities (See locations in parenthesis below)
Nativity Hayride (Begins at the Eagle Hotel Parking Lot)
Board a hay wagon and journey to the Manger to hear the Christmas Message and view a live depiction of the First Christmas! (15-minute ride)
Christmas Storytime (SHA Library)
Young & Old are invited to gather around for a live reading of an entertaining Christmas Tale! (Readings every 15 minutes)
“The Legend of Silent Night” (Bedford Furnace House)
Enjoy a musical play by the Trolley Car Community Theatre Company as they present the story behind the beloved Austrian Christmas Carol. (Shows every 20 minutes)
Historic House Tours ($5 Tickets @ Eagle Hotel Lobby)
Visit lovely, historic homes in Orbisonia. Enjoy the creative Holiday décor of our local citizens! (Tour at your leisure between 6 – 8:30 pm. A $5 ticket is required and available at Eagle Hotel Lobby).
Christmas Sweet Shoppe (Eagle Hotel Lobby)
Homemade Holiday treats for sale: Hot Chocolate, Hot Cider, Gingersnaps, Christmas Cookies, Fudge and more!
Christmas Tree Contest (Church of God Fellowship Hall)
Peruse beautifully decorated Christmas trees sponsored by local, civic organizations, businesses and area churches. Vote for your favorite tree! Proceeds benefit the Orbisonia ~ Rockhill Furnace Historical Society.