Christmas Carols and the Stories Behind Them

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Get into the Christmas spirit with the Berman Museum! Experience carols played on Berman Collections organs from different periods, enjoy live music and refreshments, and learn the stories behind beloved Christmas carols. It’s the perfect way to spend a December afternoon with friends and family.
This program is included in museum admission and is free for members.

Nature-Inspired Christmas Décor Workshop!

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Are you looking for ways to incorporate economic and sustainable elements into your Christmas décor and packaging? Join us at the Longleaf Event Center, where you will create various nature-inspired holiday decorations for your home and gift giving.
This workshop is $30 per person. AM&G members receive a $5 discount. Pre-registration is required. The registration deadline is Tuesday, November 22. The class is limited to 25 participants.

2022 Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony!

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You’re Invited to The City of Anniston, Alabama and Main Street Anniston’s 2022 Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, December 1st at 5pm at 1129 Noble Street!

The Tree Lighting Ceremony will conclude with hot cocoa, coffee, and cookies (while supplies last) hosted by Main Street Anniston Board of Directors.

For more information, contact Main Street Director, Karla Eden, at: 256-371-3711!

2022 Downtown Christmas Parade!

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Join the City of Anniston and Main Street Anniston on Tuesday, December 6th for the annual Downtown Anniston Christmas Parade!

The Christmas Village will open at 5:00 PM and the parade will begin at 6:30 PM!

To participate in the parade, please complete the application linked here: 2022 Christmas Parade Application 

For questions or event information, please contact Main Street Director, Karla Eden, at: 256-371-3711.

APD Annual Christmas Toy Drive!

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The Anniston Police Department is excited to announce the kickoff of its annual Christmas Toy Drive! We hope you can help us make some little ones smile this holiday season by dropping off toy donations at the Anniston Police Department (174 W 13th St, Anniston, AL 36201).

We will be accepting donations from November 1, 2022 until Friday, Dec. 9th! Afterwards, we will host the Toy Drive give-away at the Station on Friday, Dec. 16th.

Any one with questions may feel free to contact us anytime at: (256) 238-1800. Thank you!

6th Annual Judkins Family Christmas BBQ!

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The 6th Annual Judkins Family Christmas will take place Dec. 25th from 12:00pm until 2:00pm at the Carver Community Center! There will be free food, in to-go-plates, as well as fellowship and music from acts such as N2 Christ & Mary Culpepper! If you are interested in performing at this event, please contact Ms. Judkins at: 256-591-5194!

The menu will include Ribs, Chicken, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, and Sides! Be sure to wear your masks and socially distance as well! Delivery will be available for disabled citizens, simply reach out to 256-591-5194 to set it up!

APD Annual Christmas Toy Drive!

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The Anniston Police Department is excited to announce the kickoff of its annual Christmas Toy Drive!

We hope you can help us make some little ones smile this holiday season by dropping off toy donations at the Anniston Police Department (174 W 13th St, Anniston, AL 36201)

We will be accepting donations until Friday, Dec. 17th! Afterwards, we will host the Toy Drive give-away at the Station on Monday, Dec. 20th.

Any one with questions may feel free to contact us anytime at: (256) 238-1800. Thank you!

Christmas on the Home Front!

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World War II affected the lives of all Americans, whether they were at home or fighting on the front lines, but how did the war affect the holidays, especially Christmas? Join us at the Berman Museum for a heartwarming look at how the Christmas holiday changed, how it remained the same, and how it introduced new holiday traditions that remain part of Christmas today.

Christmas on the Home Front is included in museum admission and free for AM&G members.

2021 Downtown Anniston Christmas Parade!

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On behalf of the City of Anniston and Main Street Anniston, it is our pleasure to invite you to the 2021 Downtown Anniston Christmas Parade. 

The parade will be held on Tuesday, December 7, at 6:30pm. This year’s theme will be “The Magic of theNutcracker,” which we hope will allow participants to be creative with a variety of characters, costumes, and floats, as we celebrate the Holiday season. 

If you are participating in this year’s parade, please fill out the included entry form and return it with entry fee by Monday, November 29, 2021. 

We look forward to a magical Christmas parade. Please let us know if you have any questions by contacting our Event Coordinator, Karla Eden, at keden@annistonal.gov.