The 23rd Annual Granville Country Christmas entitled “ A Victorian Christmas Comes to These Hills” will be December 10th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Cumberland University Singers will perform a concert “entitled Sounds of the Season” at 1:30 p.m. at Granville United Methodist Church. This choir is one of two ensembles at Cumberland University under the direction of Mrs. Sandy Elliott. The Singers are Music Majors and Non-Music majors who meet twice a week to prepare for their concerts and community events. The festival will be a day of Christmas Concerts at Granville United Methodist Church beginning at 11:00 a.m. with “Christmas Music from These Hills” performed by the Methodist Church Choir and special soloist Carolyn Cathey. At 12:15 p.m. the “Christmas Favorites Concert” will be performed by Immanuel Baptist Church Quartet. A great day of Christmas Celebration with begin at 9:00 a.m. with a Festival of Trees at Granville Museum, Victorian Christmas Home Tours, Antique Toy Show, Artisan Demonstrations at Pioneer Village, Craft Booths, Tours of Mayberry Lucy Museum, Tennessee’s Quilt Museum, Christmas in the Country at Farm To Table Museum, Granville Whiskey Decanter Museum, Christmas at the 1820’s Cabin and much more. Granville is known for great Christmas Shopping at Sutton General Store, Granville Artisans Gallery, Granville Gift Shop, Southern Shops of Granville, Granville Broom Works and Aunt Bee’s Farmhouse Quilt Shop & Bakery. Country Christmas will feature “Holiday Magic For Children” at Granville Event Center from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. There will be activities for making glitter tattoos, stories for children, making of Christmas ornaments, making reindeer food, Christmas songs and Roger the Clown performing “
A Christmas Experience for Children”. The Christmas Train will be running from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with blow ups for children. The Granville Christmas Parade will be at 3:00 p.m. with Santa visiting children following parade in front of Granville Gift Shop. Granville features Christmas Characters on Parade the entire month of December with this year's theme "A Hallmark Christmas Movie Town". The day will conclude with the Christmas Bluegrass Dinner Show at Sutton General Store. Granville is the place to celebrate Christmas! For more information visit granvilletn.com or call 931-653-4151. Festival admission is $5.00 with free parking.