THE TREES OF CHRISTMAS at the Ada Wright Building Fred Deadman Park, 328 N. Woodland Street, Manchester, TN 37355
The Theme for this year is: ”HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS”
To be held December 2 through December 8
This is a Community Event open to the public and free of charge.
Hours: Monday, December 2nd – NOON to 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, December 3rd through Saturday December 7th – 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily.
In addition to a number of activities for all ages, the three-day celebration will feature storytelling, visits from Santa and handmade crafts. The Inn will be adorned with holiday decorations. Visitors can make plans for a special breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Inn’s restaurant on Saturday from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. Adding to the holiday spirit, Santa and Mrs. Claus will make appearances on Friday and Saturday, bringing gifts to the little ones.
Storytelling and craft making will be offered Saturday from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Also on Saturday, the Friends of Fall Creek Falls will host a silent auction from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., with proceeds benefiting the Friends group’s ongoing efforts at Fall Creek Falls. On Sunday, the Friends of Fall Creek Falls will conduct their annual board meeting in the Rhinehart Suite at 2 p.m. Visitors are invited to stop by and get more information on how to become involved with the friends group.
To make this event even more special, the Fall Creek Falls Inn is offering the “Christmas on the Mountain Package,” a great deal for the weekend. The package includes two nights (based on double occupancy) lodging, along with breakfast for two on Saturday and Sunday for $140.20 (price including tax). To make reservations, call the Inn toll free at 800-250-8610 or 423-881-5241. The Fall Creek Falls Restaurant will also be serving a seafood buffet on Friday night and a chicken buffet on Saturday night.
Fall Creek Falls State Park features waterfalls, cascades, streams, gorges, timberland and a variety of recreation facilities and activities. The park is located in Bledsoe and Van Buren counties, 11 miles east of Spencer and 11 miles west of Pikeville. It may be entered from Highway 111 or Highway 30.
For more information about Fall Creek Falls State Park and upcoming activities, please visit the park’s website at http://tnstateparks.com/parks/about/fall-creek-falls.
For information regarding Christmas on the Mountain, please call 423-881-5708.
Note: These hikes are led by TN Naturalist Program volunteers, sponsored by the Friends of South Cumberland.
Sunday, Dec. 8
Greeter Falls Hike Meet at the Greeter Falls parking lot at 1:00 PM. This short trail connects the Alum Gap Camp Area with the Greeter Falls Area. The first mile is an easy plateau-top walk with the last half mile a moderate gorge walk. Hopefully, at this time of the year, the falls will be flowing. 1.4 miles one way. Led by Emily Herman, Tennessee Naturalist Program participant
The Coffee County Visually Impaired Person’s Group will meet at 10:00 AM, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 at the “Fletcher Out-Reach Bldg.” at Forest Mill Church of Christ, 3388 McMinville Hwy., Manchester, TN.
The Coffee Co. POP’s Stars, under the direction of Richard Gable, will perform Christmas music. POP’s (Power of Postive Students) Stars are students from Coffee County elementary schools.
Following the program and business meeting, everyone will enjoy a buffet of finger foods.
Persons with any degree or type of vision loss and their family & friends are welcome to attend.