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  • City of Harrisburg workers Joe Gholson, left, and Dakota McGowan put up a candy cane decoration in front of Point Blank Range in Harrisburg Wednesday afternoon. City workers used the unseasonably warm weather to put up decorations for the holidays.

    City of Harrisburg workers Joe Gholson, left, and Dakota McGowan put up a candy cane decoration in front of Point Blank Range in Harrisburg Wednesday afternoon. City workers used the unseasonably warm weather to put up decorations for the holidays.
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updated: 11/22/2019 5:11 PM

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS -- As the holidays draw near, there are several events to celebrate the season.

If you or your organization has a holiday event you'd like to share, send it to us by email at comments@dailyregister.com, leave a voicemail message at (618) 579-2158 or bring it by our office at 105 S. Commercial St. in Harrisburg.

Here are some local holiday events:

Sunday, Dec. 1

• Holiday Meal: Noon at Highview Baptist Church, 784 Feazel Road, Harrisburg. Everyone welcome!

Saturday, Dec. 7

• Holiday Home Tour: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Harrisburg District Library, 2 W. Walnut St. Make plans to attend this year's Holiday Home Tour. You won't want to miss these beautiful homes decorated for the holiday.

• Visit Santa at Harrisburg District Library: 1 to 3 p.m. Santa will be on hand to visit children and have photos taken. Friends of the Library will have refreshments downstairs.

Tuesday, Dec. 10

• Harrisburg Lighting of the Christmas tree: 6 p.m. at Saline Creek Pioneer Village and Museum, 1600 S. Feazel St., Harrisburg.

Wednesday, Dec. 11

• The Living Christmas tree: 7 p.m. at the Family Life Outreach Center next to First Baptist Church of Galatia.

Thursday, Dec. 12

• Harrisburg Lights Parade: 6 p.m. at South Main Street, Harrisburg.

• The Living Christmas tree: 7 p.m. at the Family Life Outreach Center next to First Baptist Church of Galatia.

Saturday, Dec. 14

• Saline County Historical Society Christmas Program: 6 p.m. at Saline Creek Pioneer Village and Museum, 1600 S. Feazel St., Harrisburg.

• Harrisburg Villas of Holly Brook Christmas Craft Fair: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Villas of Holly Brook, 220 Ron Crank Drive, Harrisburg. Local craft vendors with their Christmas crafts and homemade candies. Free admission.

Sunday, Dec. 15

• The Living Christmas tree: 2 p.m. at the Family Life Outreach Center next to First Baptist Church of Galatia.