Light-Up Night is only the start of the holiday happenings in Franklin.
A Christmas Walk in the Park will feature 15-16 trees placed around Fountain Park. Volunteers started putting up today and with a goal of having them decorated fully decorated by the weekend.
On Friday, December 2, Santa will be coming back to town. That evening, the jolly fellow will hitch a ride on the fire engine and make his way through the city’s neighborhoods. He is slated to leave the Franklin Fire Department at 6 p.m.
A map of his intended path will be posted on the city’s Facebook page.
The Franklin Retail Association will be holding its Old Fashioned Christmas for Kids from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on December 3.
There will be a scavenger hunt, crafts, games, face painting, and Santa and Mrs. Claus.
The events will be held throughout the downtown business district.
Also, that weekend, the original holiday production “A Barrow Christmas Card,” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. December 3 and 2 p.m. December 4 at the Barrow-Civic Theatre.
The theatre’s Christmas Tree Extravaganza will be available for viewing whenever the lobby is open.
BRIGHTEST LIGHTS & MOST SPARKLE – Central Elementary School
1st Place – Victory Elementary School
2nd Place – Venango Technology Center
3rd Place – Atlantic Avenue Church
1st Place – Next Step Therapy
2nd Place – Lockhart Raceway
3rd Place – Community Ambulance
1st Place – Chargers 4H Group
2nd Place – Jamie’s Kids
3rd Place – Clarion Venango County Dairy Princess
1st Place – Two Mile Run County Park
2nd Place – Triple T Motorsports
3rd Place – Tri County Industries
1st Place – Will’s Blow-Up Extravaganza
2nd Place – Edify Learning Center, Master Reilly’s Family Martial Arts
3rd Place – PA Prayer Warriors
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