Festive weekend fun: Cullman-area events


CULLMAN – There are several fun holiday events scheduled to take place this weekend in and around Cullman. Here are a few to enjoy:

Photos with Santa at Cullman Regional

Cullman Regional is excited to host a free Photos with Santa event on Saturday, Dec. 15 from 8-11 a.m. Children can visit with Santa and have their photos made. Refreshments will be provided, including candy canes, cookies and hot chocolate.

The Photos with Santa event will take place in Cullman Regional’s Colonel Cullmann Room (Professional Office Building 2). For more information, email news@cullmanregional.com or visit www.cullmanregional.com.

Makers Market at the Festhalle

The second annual Makers Market is coming to Cullman’s Festhalle this Saturday, Dec. 15 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Event founder Elizabeth McDowell calls it “the last-minute procrastination market.” With no other craft shows or football this weekend, it’s a great weekend to get out and find some special gifts for everyone on your list.

The Makers Market features all local vendors and makes sure all the products are handmade.

Good Hope Christmas Parade and Christmas in the Park

The City of Good Hope’s Christmas Parade and Christmas in the Park are this Saturday Dec. 15. The parade grand marshal will be 92-year-old Navy veteran Thurman Ryan. The parade starts at 2 p.m. in the Good Hope High School football field parking lot. Christmas in the Park will follow at Municipal Park with free food, fun, hay ride, train ride, snow and photos with Santa.  

3rd Annual Fairview Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting

Saturday, Dec. 15 at 5 p.m. The event will take place at Randall Shedd Community Park.
Parade lines up at 5 p.m. Following the parade: – Tree lighting – Reading of "The Night Before Christmas" – Santa Claus – Free refreshments. This event is sponsored by the Fairview Lions Club.

Hanceville Tinsel Trail and Tree Lighting

Saturday, Dec. 15 at 6 p.m. in Veterans Park. Sponsored by the Hanceville Civitans.

Fairview High School’s Scenes, Sweets, and Songs

Sunday, Dec. 16 at 2 p.m. and Monday, Dec. 17 at 6 p.m. at Fairview High School

The program with start the theatre department’s production of “A Charlie Brown Christmas” in the auditorium. Afterward, desserts, coffee and hot chocolate will be served by the food innovations class. Then the band will perform its Christmas concert back in the auditorium. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students and children. Get them from any band or theatre student. Tickets will also be available at the door.

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