Editor’s Note: Here are Holiday Calendar events for this weekend. We will be publishing the entire Holiday Calendar as we have it in Sunday’s Spectrum section. You’ll want to clip that out and save it for ready reference.
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, directed by Andrew Tippett, opens at 7 TONIGHT, continuing Friday at 7 p.m. and concluding with a matinee on Sunday in the auditorium at Frankfort High School. Tickets at the door are $6 general admission and $3 for students and seniors.
Franklin County High School Band Bazaar and Arts and Crafts Show will be held Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the school. The event, the 28th annual, features more than 110 vendors, a silent auction, and concessions all day.
A Holiday Boutique is set for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Hearn Elementary School. The event features more than 40 vendors with Santa Claus visiting at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Alton Christian Church, 1686 Old Frankfort Rd., will hold a living nativity scene entitled “O Little Town of Bethlehem” Friday through Sunday, 6-9 each evening. There’s no admission charge and refreshments will be served.
Highland Christian Church, 265 Versailles Rd., Hanging of the Green at the 10:45 a.m. service.
The Church of the Ascension, 311 Washington St., presents its traditional candlelit service of readings and carols at 5 p.m. A freewill offering for the Resource Office of Social ministries (ROSM) will be taken. Readers include: Julian M. Carroll, Derrick Graham, Bill May, Mary Evans Sias and Reed Rhorer. The public is invited.
First United Methodist Church, 211 Washington St., presents Midnight Miracle, a musical drama by children directed by Ray Hurley at 6 p.m. in Asbury Hall. Desserts and appetizers will follow.
Immanuel Baptist Church, 1075 Collins Lane, will hold its 20th annual Hanging of the Green beginning at 6 p.m. The service will feature children’s choirs, women’s ensemble, Rainbow Ringers, preschoolers and children decorating the sanctuary, carols by candlelight and fellowship after the service.
Memorial Baptist Church, 130 Holmes St., will hold its Hanging of the Green service at 6 p.m. Food and fellowship to follow.
The 2012 Beta Sigma Phi Christmas Home Tour in Lawrenceburg is set for 2-4:30 p.m. Admission is $5 per person, homes can be toured in any order and tickets purchased at the first stop. All proceeds will be used to fund a scholarship for an Anderson County senior. Refreshments will be served and restroom facilities available at City Hall, 100 N. Main St.
Homes on the tour include those of: Bill and Barbara Bryant, 527 South Main St,; Rod and Beth Swartz, 419 South Main St,; T.B. Ripy House, 320 South Main St.; and Ron and Marlene Yung, 643 North Main St. For more information, contact Rita Phillips, 502-839-6607, 502-418-3011 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Crestwood Baptist Church, 1006 East Main St., presents The Hope of Christmas, on Sunday, 6 p.m. and Monday at 7. Admission is free and childcare is provided. The director is Sara Frances Burton.
A Tour of Historic Homes is set for 1-5 p.m. in Scott County. Tickets will be available that day at the Scott County Arts and Cultural Center, 117 N. Water Street, Georgetown. For more information call 502-570-8366.