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Come Home to a Franklin County Christmas is tonight

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Come Home to a Franklin County Christmas is tonight

Come Home to a Franklin County Christmas returns to the holiday calendar tonight from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Downtown Rocky Mount after a year's absence.

The annual Come Home to a Franklin County Christmas in Downtown Rocky Mount is tonight from 5:30 to 9.

Activities are staged on Franklin Street, and there is no admission charge.

Franklin Street is closed from the Angle Bridge to the intersection of Franklin Street and Floyd Avenue from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The event returns after a year's absence - last year it was canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The 2019 event was the 16th. It is staged by Community Partnership for Revitalization (CPR).

Here is a list of those events:

- 5:30 p.m. Biggest Little Parade

- 5:45 p.m. Christmas Tree Lighting

- 6 p.m. The North Pole with Santa Claus, Kids Activities and Kids Train Rides at the Depot

- 6 p.m. Raise the Barre  Dancers at Franklin Glass

- 6 p.m. Hazy Mountain Spring Band at The Farmers' Market

- 6:30 p.m. A-List Dance Academy at Holley Insurance

- 6:45 p.m. Downtown Pickers at The Farmers' Market

- 7:45 p.m. Helms Werner Edition at The Farmers' Market

Food and craft vendors are on site

Children can mail letters to Santa through Saturday, Dec. 11 from a mailbox in front of Blooming Deals.

The Franklin News-Post is a corporate sponsor of this event.

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