December is a time to celebrate the Christmas Season in Granville County. The Holiday’s kicks-off in Butner on Friday the 1st with “Christmas in the Park” at 7 pm followed by the Christmas Parade on Saturday at 2 pm. in neighboring Creedmoor, the “Tree Lighting” is at 7 pm on the 1st, with the Christmas Parade on Main Street at 11:00 am on the 2nd. The weekend concludes on Sunday with “Breakfast with Santa” at High Rock Farms and “Cocoa with Santa” at The Barn at Vino in Stem, NC.
For the second weekend of the month, the festivities shift to Oxford. On Friday the 8th, the community gathers on Main Street with the “Lighting on the Greens” at 6:45 pm, followed by the town’s Christmas Parade. Saturday the 9th, the attention turns to shopping when Carlee Farms holds its “Holiday Marketplace” featuring over 30 vendors, and downtown merchants present “Jingle & Mingle” from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
The spirit of Christmas is the highlight of the season with Oxford’s Delrayno Baptist Church presenting their “Back to Bethlehem” Drive-Thru Nativity from December 9-11 - from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm nightly.
And finally, don’t miss the Granville Christmas Farm, open throughout December!