Explore your December events
Olive Branch, MS
Holly Springs, MS
Cedar Hill Farm Christmas Tree Farm
Through December 23
Cedar Hill Farm
During the Christmas season, Cedar Hill Farm will be open for families to choose and cut their Christmas tree right from the farm. Take a hayride out to the back forty and pick out the perfect tree. Also, pre-cut Fraser Firs. There is no admission to the farm during Christmas! You just pay for your tree. Tree prices are $9.00/ft for Cypress and $10.00/ft for Blue Ice. Prices vary based on height for pre-cut shipped in Fraser Firs. For more information, visit gocedarhillfarm.com call 662-429-2540.
Merry Christmas Tree Farm & Gift Shop
Through December 24
Merry Christmas Tree Farm is the number one tree farm in the Mid-South, with a huge selection of Christmas trees in a variety of sizes. Take a free hayride into the tree farm during the holidays and choose and cut your favorite tree or it can be cut for you. Pre-cut trees and wreaths are also available. Open through December 24 or until inventory is depleted. For more information call 662-429-9462 or visit merrychristmastreefarm.com.
Through Christmas Eve
888 White Station Road
The South’s Premiere Holiday Artists’ Market presents its 11th annual showcase of exceptional & unique hand-crafted works by our region’s finest artists. This year’s stellar collection of Holiday gift ideas crafted in glass, metal, wood, fiber, & clay; plus, jewelry, and more, will be staged at 888 White Station Road, Memphis TN 38117 (next door to Bed Bath & Beyond, in the site which recently housed Les Passes’ Stock Exchange). For more information visit winterartsmemphis.com or WinterArtsMemphis on Facebook.
19th Annual Southern Lights
Through December 31
Drive through the 116-acre park with 500,000 twinkling lights. Cars can tune to five FM radio stations playing Christmas music as they ride through the park. Don’t miss the Christmas Tree Farm synchronized to music by Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Proceeds benefit local charities. Admission: cars $10, vans & hay rides $15, buses $25 and motorcycles $5. Weekdays dark- 9:00pm & weekends dark-10:00pm; closed Christmas Day. For more information, visit southaven.org or call 662-280-2489.
50 Nights of Lights
Through December 31
Over 100,000 lights will transform Cleveland, Mississippi into a winter wonderland this holiday season. Join us for lights, Santa, music, shopping, dining, and more. For more information visit 50nightsoflights.com or call 662-843-2712.
Mississippi Museum of Art presents Nick Cave: FEAT.
Through February 16
Mississippi Museum of Art
Exhibition of 17 works examining the artist’s socially engaged practice. The survey of Nick Cave’s (b. 1959) work includes sculpture, video, and installations providing visitors with a range of immersive interactions with color and sound that bring to light issues of our times. For more information visit msmuseumart.org or call 601-960-1515.
Kudzu Playhouse presents “It’s a Wonderful Life” Dinner Theater
December 5 -12
Olive Branch, MS
This fine dramatization not only celebrates the faith of the season, it also celebrates the American philosophy of life: hard work, fair play and the love and support of one’s family and community will be rewarded. Doors open at 6:30pm. For more information visit kudzuplayers.com or call 888-429-7871.
Panola Playhouse presents “A Christmas Carol The Musical”
December 6 – 15
Directed by Vic Henson. For more information and to purchase tickets visit panolaplayhouse.com or
30th Christmas Tour of Homes
December 7 – 8
Holly Springs, MS
Tour six historic Holly Springs homes, the Yellow Fever Martyrs Church Museum, and local historic churches, all decorated for the holiday season. Pre-sale tickets are $20; $15 for groups of 10 or more. Buy early, as tickets are sold for $25 the day of the event. Tickets, valid for both days of the event, can be purchased online at marshallcountymuseum.com, at the Marshall County History Museum, or by calling 662-252-3669.
Christmas in the Park
8:00am – noon
A fun time for the entire family! This is a free event. There will be movies in the BankPlus Amphitheater and photos with Santa at the Snowden House. In addition there will be coffee, hot chocolate, milk, apple juice and donuts. This is an outdoor event so dress warm! For more information, call 662-890-7275 or visit southaven.org.
Horn Lake Christmas in the Park
Latimer Lake Park
Horn Lake, MS
4:30pm – 7:30pm
Join us for our 3rd Annual Bullfrogs and Mistle-toad Christmas in the Park event! Stroll through a festival of floats and watch Santa light the tree! For more information visit hornlakechamber.com or call 662-393-9897.
Drew & Ellie Holcomb’s Neighborly Christmas
For more information visit orpheum-memphis.com or call 901-525-3000
Hernando’s Annual Cookies with Santa
Gale Community Center
2:00pm – 5:00pm
Cookies, cocoa, crafts, Christmas stories and Claus himself! Admission fee is $3 for ages 12 and over. Children under 12 are FREE! For more information, call 662-429-2688 or visit hernandorec.com.
Christmas Cookie Palooza
Cedar Oaks Mansion
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Join us for cookies, crafts and a visit from Santa. Hosted by the Cedar Oaks Guild. Free Admission. For more information call 662-801-4590 or visit cedaroaks.org.
DeSoto Family Theatre presents “A Christmas Story the Musical”
December 13 – 22
In this holiday classic, Ralphie, a young boy growing up in the ‘40’s, dreams of owning a Red Rider BB gun. He sets out to convince the world this is the perfect gift. For more information visit dftonline.org or call 662-470-2131.
Sip ‘n Cider
5:00pm – 8:00pm
Each participating shop will be preparing and serving their own special blend of hot cider. Visit surrounding businesses to eat, shop, mix and mingle, register for door prizes and and vote on your favorite cider! For more information, call 662-429-9055 or visit hernandoms.org.
Sesame Street LIVE!
December 14 – 15
For more information visit landerscenter.com,
call 662-470-2131 or visit Ticketmaster.com.
Q107.5 presents Jingle Jam
Featuring Why Don’t We, AJ Mitchell, Public, and Reagan Strange. For more information visit landerscenter.com, call 662-470-2131 or visit Ticketmaster.com.
Jurassic World LIVE!
December 26 – 29
Come face-to-face with life-sized dinosaurs and get ready for an adventure you’ll never forget. For more information visit landerscenter.com, call 662-470-2131 or visit Ticketmaster.com.
Tupelo’s New Year’s Eve Party
Downtown Tupelo, MS
7:00pm – Midnight
Music, ball drop, fireworks, fun kids events early in the evening, and food & drink. Plus, a new Toyota Corolla will be given away.