SMITHSBURG -- Smithsburg Home Town Christmas begins Sunday with a tree lighting. Most of the events will be Saturday, Dec. 12.
Sunday, Dec. 6
5:30 to 8 p.m.: Tree lighting at Veterans Park on Water Street. Following the tree lighting, Santa will be at the Smithsburg Fire Hall to greet children. Refreshments will be available.
Friday, Dec. 11
6 to 8 p.m.: Smithsburg Home Town Christmas house-decorating contest. The categories are residential entryway, and residential house and lawn. Members of the Smithsburg Lions Club are judging. For each category, first place wins $50; second place wins $25; and third place wins $25.
Saturday, Dec. 12
7 to 10 a.m.: Breakfast with Santa at Smithsburg Fire Hall.
1 p.m.: Chewsville United Methodist Chorus will perform at the square.
1 to 2:30 p.m.: Firetruck rides on South Main Street. Personnel from Smithsburg Emergency Medical Services will serve refreshments at the square.