Upcoming Yuletide Events at OPAC

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Christmas is quickly approaching, ushering in a sleigh-load of activities that the whole family can enjoy. Residents of Calhoun County can celebrate one particular gem that provides numerous entertainment options during Christmastide–the Oxford Performing Arts Center (OPAC)! Discover all the opportunities to hear Christmas music, enjoy theatrical shows, and watch classic holiday films during the […]

Holiday Happenings in Calhoun County

There’s so many great opportunities to get into the holiday spirit this season in Calhoun County, even Santa’s head is spinning!  Parades, Christmas markets, live nativities, and Christmas tree lightings are just some of the festive events you can attend.  Get ready for a holly, jolly Christmas with our holiday event guide.   Christmas Parades Downtown […]

Holiday Spirit Abounds at the Oxford Festival of Lights

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In all of Calhoun County, there’s hardly a daily holiday draw (between November 18th and December 24th) more compelling than the Oxford Festival of Lights.  The Oxford Festival of Lights, one of the best ‘Winter Wonderlands’ you can encounter in the state of Alabama, is located at Choccolocco Park, 1 mile south of Exit 188 […]

The 33rd Annual Empty Stocking Gala Keeps On Giving

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The Empty Stocking Gala is the Calhoun County event to take part in.  After all, it’s not ultimately designed to give the folks that attend it an evening of great food, spirits, and entertainment–although all three of those boxes certainly get checked.  It’s actually an evening to raise funds to provide Christmas gifts for the […]

Top Christmas Gifts of 2021

Top Christmas Gifts

Like the song says “It’s the most wonderful time of the year” but with that comes the daunting task of finding the perfect gifts for your friends and loved ones. We did a lot of research and found something for everyone. Let us provide you some INSIGHT on some of this year’s best presents and […]

Christmas Time in the City of Anniston

  “City sidewalks, busy sidewalks, dressed in holiday style.    In the air, there’s a feeling of Christmas.    Children laughing, people passing, meeting smile after smile.   And on every corner, you’ll hear…     Silver bells, silver bells.   It’s Christmastime in the city.   Ring-a-ling, hear them ring.   Soon it will be Christmas day.     Strings of street lights, […]

Christmas Around Calhoun County and Surrounding Areas

Whether you have been Naughty or Nice here is a list for you and your family that will provide a little Insight on some Christmas Activities. You can always check our EVENT page for more in-depth details of these events! Christmas Parades: Jacksonville, Tuesday 11/30 starting at 6:30pm Lincoln, Thursday 12/2 starting at 6:30pm Gadsden, […]

Steven Curtis Chapman Acoustic Christmas at Oxford Performing Arts Center

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Just around the corner is the most wonderful time of the year – Christmas in Alabama. Decorating the tree, baking cookies, wrapping presents, and enjoying the company of family and friends are all fantastic parts of the holiday that most people look forward to all year long. When it comes to the holiday season, there […]

Oxford Festival of Lights 2020

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The Oxford Festival of Lights will be hosted in 2020 at Choccolocco Park, located at 954 Leon Smith Parkway in Oxford, Alabama.  The expansive grounds of Choccolocco Park provide a perfect venue for the festival, and its proximity to shopping, dining, and lodging facilities make the Festival of Lights a favorite destination for the citizens […]

Holiday Movie Must Watch List

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Talk about the ultimate holiday must watch list… This list from TV Guide breaks down the when, where, how, and what time for Christmas movies and TV shows this season. Click the link at the end to see the full list, including the lineups from ABC, CBS, Freeform, and NBC! New Originals Holiday in the […]