Wilmore’s Old Fashioned Christmas

Wilmore’s Old Fashioned Christmas

Wilmore, Kentucky will host it’s annual Old Fashioned Christmas on December 1, 2018.  This marks the 30th anniversary of the event, which includes the official Christmas tree lighting, music, open houses and refreshments.  You’ll feel the spirit of Christmas as you partake in all the festive fun and walk the decorated streets of Wilmore. The day starts early with a hearty pancake breakfast at 7am hosted by the Wilmore Lion’s Club served at the Wesley Village Senior Center.  The center will also host the Model Train Exhibit from 9am to 3pm.  Several businesses host craft fairs from 9am to 3pm, including the Asbury Seminary Gymnasium, Mt. Freedom Baptist Church, and Wilmore’s Presbyterian Church. The main event will kick off at 5:30pm with the tree lighting ceremony at the Wilmore United Methodist Church.  Following the ceremony, partake in all the open houses taking place in the local businesses.  No matter where you go, each business will have live musicians and refreshments available.  Of course, there’s plenty of unique shopping downtown too!  Shop at Autumn’s Boutique, Gigi’s on Main, Rachel’s Florists & Gifts, and Sim’s Drug and Gifts.  Fitch’s IGA offers live music, pictures with Santa, and some excellent ham biscuit sandwiches.  Tour through the Wilmore Railroad Museum, located within an old train car, and learn some of the history of the area. Make plans to stick around long enough for the grand finale at 8pm.  The finale located within the Wilmore United Methodist Church offers a great musical concert.  For more information please visit www.wilmore.org or call 859-858-4411.

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