Friday, December 2, 2011

Citrus County Holiday Events this December

There are a number of exciting events and activities going on in and around Citrus County this December to celebrate Christmas. Here are some highlights – you won’t want to miss them!

December 2nd – Inverness Historical Society Tree Lighting (5:30-7:00 pm)
Taking place at the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum in downtown Inverness, the Historical Society will be hosting a tree lighting along with Christmas Carols and a visit from Santa!
December 3rd – Crystal River Christmas Parade (6:00-9:00 pm)
The Crystal River Christmas parade will begin at NE 3rd and head down Highway 19 toward Port Paradise Road. The parade will feature dozens of floats, Christmas music, marching bands, and of course Santa.
December 3rd – The Nutcracker at the Curtis Peterson Auditorium in Lecanto (6:00pm)
The Nutcracker School of Dance Arts at Inverness presents their annual production of “The Nutcracker,” Saturday, December 3rd, at Lecanto’s Curtis Peterson Auditorium at 6 pm.
December 10th – Inverness Christmas Parade (12:00-2:00 pm)
The Inverness Christmas Parade, presented by the Citrus County Chamber of Commerce, will take place in the downtown square at noon. With floats, lights, and music it will be fun for the whole family.
December 18th – Citrus Springs Christmas Parade (2:00pm)
Beginning at Fountain on Citrus Springs Boulevard off Route 41, the parade will feature family and business floats, marchers, and awards for the best and funniest floats. Contact the Citrus Springs Civic Association for more information.

If you're looking for a chance to give back this season, check out our other post here to learn some great charities where you can volunteer or donate to give back to our community this month.