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Join the host for a special live edition of “The Santa Claus Chronicles” at the North Pole just a few days before Christmas. Find out Santa’s favorite food and how he knows who’s naughty and nice.  Meet the elves, Eeny, Meeny, Miney and Sol who take care of the reindeer.  The biggest mystery at the North Pole is where Mrs. Claus has disappeared to. Find out in a surprising ending.  Bardstown/Nelson County Civic Center, 321 S. Third Street.   Friday and Saturday 7:30 p.m., Sunday matinee 2 p.m.  Tickets $10 for general admission, $8 seniors and $5 students.  Active duty and retired military in uniform, or with ID, are admitted free.  Tickets can be purchased online at:, with limited ticket sales at the door.

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KaLightoscope Ticket

November 15, 2014 - January 1, 2015

The fifth anniversary of Christmas at the Galt House Hotel also brings more whimsical activities for families. A KaLightoscope Ticket gives you access to beautiful luminaries that tell the story of A Christmas Carol, plus you’ll be transported back in time to an English Village!

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This holiday season, treat you and your family to the brilliant display of lights at Freeman Lake Park. With over 100 displays, Elizabethtown’s Christmas in the Park is for everyone to enjoy again and again An illuminated roadway will guide you through this beautiful spectacle of Christmas Spirit. Lights glimmering upon the lake will create that special Christmas Magic for you and your family. Christmas in the Park is open from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. every evening from November 26, 2014 to January 1, 2015. Admission is FREE, but donations are gladly accepted.

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  • Dec 12, 2014 
         7:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.
Kick off your Christmas at Felix Martin Hall at the Annual Homecoming Christmas Spectacular, a unique Christmas show featuring the incredible artists in Muhlenberg County.

It’s always great to come home for Christmas and Muhlenberg County is no exception! Come to the show and be greeted by carolers out at the front entry, warm up with cider in the lobby then step into the theatre to experience amazing local talent. Hear your favorite Christmas songs, see your favorite characters, and have a few laughs as we warm your heart and get you into the Christmas spirit!

This exciting musical production celebrates the fun, the joy, and the blessings of the Christmas season through exceptional live music, drama, dance, and multimedia. The production will feature such talent as Muhlenberg Community Theatre, MCHS Chorus Department, MCHS Jazz Band, Encore Dance Studio, the Muhlenberg Arts Advisory Council Community Chorus, along with other special guests.

Guaranteed to become a family holiday tradition, this is a show that you will not want to miss. Be sure to stay after the show and enjoy Christmas goodies prepared by our own Muhlenberg County High School Culinary Arts Program. You might even be able to sneak in a picture with Santa, or some of your other favorite Christmas friends!
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One of the nations finest Christmas shows. Over 750 booths. Quality dealers from across the nation. Free photos with Santa. Free model train display. Free admission. Friday 11-8pm, Saturday 10-8pm, Sunday 11-5pm.

POSTED: 8 days ago
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Holidays Around the World

Holidays Around the World is a visually-stunning, multi-cultural tree display that celebrates holiday traditions found throughout Louisville’s diverse communities. It ranges from trees decorated as they would be in countries that observe Christmas, to cultural displays showcasing other holidays observed around the globe throughout the year.

POSTED: 9 days ago
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Christmas in the Park

Cadiz, Kentucky 
  • Dec 6, 2014 - Jan 2, 2015 
         4:30 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.
Enjoy lighted Christmas Displays from the comfort of your car from dusk to 10:00 p.m.  No admission charge.  
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All aboard for an evening of fun and holiday cheer as we journey to the North Pole to pick up Santa. Enjoy cookies and hot chocolate. Children are encouraged to wear pajamas for pictures with Santa at the depot. $24 Adults, $19 Children ages 2-12, under 2 free. Fridays 7 p.m., Saturdays & Sundays 6 p.m. 136 S Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or

POSTED: 14 days ago
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Lighting of the Trace

Dec 4 – Lighting of the trace – embrace the holiday season in all its magnificence as we illuminate the colorful. Festive displays at the Distillery. Featuring the Kentucky State University Choir and a visit from Santa.  6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Candlelight Tour at 6:00 p.m. Santa arrives at 7:00.  All activities are free. 

POSTED: 15 days ago
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Holidays at Shaker Village

The simple gifts. This season, Shaker Village will bustle with light-hearted moments that remind us of long-ago winter days filled with wonder and laughter. Make time to delight in life’s simple gifts with family and friends, as lively music, merriment and candlelight illuminate the village.

Thanks to a partnership with The Garden Club of Danville, Shaker Village will be adorned with holiday swags, wreaths and garlands made from traditional fresh greenery and rolls of red ribbon. Each evening the Village turnpike and our 31-foot Norway spruce will glow with thousands of lights. 

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  • Dec 1 - Dec 3, 2014
  • Dec 8 - Dec 11, 2014
It is the 10th year of conducting The Polar Express storytimes aboard the Historic Railpark’s Duncan Hines Dining Car at the L&N Depot.  Sponsored by Kentucky Blue Gas Co. in partnership with the Warren County Public Library and the Historic Railpark and Train Museum, families are invited to board The Polar Express December 2-4 and 9-12.

The Polar Express Storytime has become a wonderful, Christmas tradition enjoyed by the families of our community. This delightful event brings this classic children’s book to life, and is enjoyed by parents and children alike.
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  • Nov 28, 2014 - Jan 1, 2015

Visit Scuba Santa® at the Newport Aquarium and discover why he’s been called one of the most unusual holiday experiences in America. Your whole family will marvel at Scuba Santa’s®, magical dive show where Scuba Santa®, his elf and even some friendly fish talk to you from beneath the sea. Plus, he’ll even read a special underwater version of the celebrated ‘Twas the Night before Christmas from his Magic Story Book. Experience the joy of our annual family holiday tradition and see what the whole country’s been talking about. 

Family Fun Activities Free with Admission:

  • Play the Reindeer Roundup game and help Scuba Santa® find his missing reindeer
  • Visit Scuba Santa’s® Post Office and write a letter
  • Hear Scuba Santa® talk from beneath the sea during magical underwater dive shows

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Light Up Louisville

The city’s traditional starting point for the holiday season, returns for the 34th year on Nov. 28. It kicks off at 2 p.m. with the Run, Run Rudolph 5K run/walk.

The annual Light Up Parade featuring bands, carolers, car clubs, floats and more begins at 6:30 p.m. and runs along Fourth Street from Liberty to Main streets. 

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  • Nov 25 - Dec 23, 2014 
         7:00 P.M.

A beautifully redesigned production of the beloved holiday tale, filled with warmth, visual splendor and joyous music.

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Sesame Street Live at the East KY Expo Center Nov. 25 and 26, 2014.  Located at 126 Main St., Pikeville.  Tickets go on sale Aug. 8 at 10 am at the Box Office, or charge by phone by calling 1-800  745-3000

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Southern Lights Stroll – Presented by the Kentucky Horse Park Foundation
  Kentucky Horse Park Foundation – 859-255-5727;

Lace up, head out, and help us turn on the lights. The Kentucky Horse Park invites you to help us set the Holiday Season in motion as you join us for the  annual Southern Lights Stroll. A fundraiser for the Kentucky Horse Park.

Imagine a twilight walk, set in the magnificent surroundings of the Kentucky Horse Park.  Get set to run, walk or stroll your way through thousands of the dazzling lights.

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Christmas at the Galt House Hotel

2014 will bring a complete transformation of Christmas at the Galt House Hotel that will delight all the senses November 15, 2014 through January 1, 2015. During the 47-day event, guests are invited to experience a unique Christmas Village and be entertained by two-time Grammy Award Winner Pam Tillis. (Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas Day- Full Schedule at

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The Owensboro Museum of Fine Art’s 38th Holiday Forest Festival of Trees will feature more than a dozen monumental Christmas trees designed and decorated by area artists, floral designers and non-profit organizations. This year’s event will interpret The Consummate Craftsman, a major exhibition by Southeastern artists.

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