Schedule of Events 2016

Blue Friday  –  Friday, November 25, 2016

  • 10:00-11:00   Judging of the Gingerbread Village Houses
  • 11:00-6:00   Elves and Christmas Characters throughout downtown to help visitors and shoppers, give direction, answer questions
  • 11:30   Grand Opening of the Gingerbread Village
  • 1:30   Fannin High Elves Perform a Flash Mob – Robert’s Way
  • 11:00-6:00   Various performances throughout downtown – lots of surprises!!!!
  • 1:00-5:00   Horse and Carriage Rides in downtown
  • 12:00-6:00   Downtown Food Vendors & Children’s Activities in the park
  • 4:00   Fannin High Elves perform flash mob at Depot Street
  • 6:00-7:00   Town wide Caroling:  candles and song books will be handed out, bring your flashlights, line up in front of BR Baptist Church; join us as we walk the parade route singing carols together.  Store owners, please come to your doors and join in as we walk through the downtown.

 


Light Up Blue Ridge  –  Saturday, November 26, 2016

  • 9:30  Parade line up begins in front of Baptist Church
  • 9:45   Santa arrives by antique Firetruck
  • 10:00  Parade begins down Main St – Grand Marshall: Tim Mercier
  • 10 to 6:30  In the Park
  • Petting Zoo
    • Balloon Lady
    • Sand Art
    • Pony Rides
    • Face Painting
    • Food Vendors
  • 11:15-12:45   Tuba Christmas performs on Main Stage
  • 12:00- 12:45   Raven & Red – Main Stage
  • 1:00-1:30   Expressions Dance Troupe
  • 1:00-5:00   Horse and Carriage Rides in downtown
  • 1:45-2:15   Quinn Leach
  • 2:30-3:15   Dawn Davis – Celtic Harp
  • 3:30-4:15  Lindsay Harper
  • 4:15-4:45  Buck & Oz
  • 4:45-5:15   Fannin High School Choir
  • 5:30-5:45   Kharisma Jazzmatic Funk Trio
  • 6:00-6:30   The Ridge Church Band
  • 6:45- 7:30   Headliner – Jamie O’Neal
  • 7:00   Lighting of the Great Tree

On the Terraced Area

  • 12:00-12:30  RidgeKidz Skit Group
  • 1:00-1:45  Dawn Davis
  • 2:00-2:15  Story Time with Keith Jones
  • 2:30-3:00   Barefoot Boone
  • 3:15-4:00  Invincible Summer
  • 4:15-4:30  Story Time with Keith Jones
  • 4:45-5:15  Kyle Vincent

 

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We are so very pleased to announce the headliner

for this year will be Jamie O’Neal!