Loneliest Road in America Newsletter December, 2019

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Fallon's Annual Tree Lighting
Lights Up Maine Street
Celebrate This Favorite Holiday Tradition on December 6

Fallon Home Christmas Tree Lighting Video 2013
The Annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Maine Street, Fallon.

The City of Fallon features their annual Christmas Tree Lighting on December 6, and Maine Street will once again be aglow. This Christmas tradition is a joyous event in Fallon when the community turns out for carolers, cookies and hot chocolate, the first glimpse of Santa and to watch the Christmas tree light up downtown Maine Street.

For more information, visit  cityoffallon.com
or call the City Hall at 775-423-3040

Feel the True Spirit of the Season at Austin's Live Nativity
Don't Miss This Seasonal Favorite on December 10

The Austin, Nevada community cordially invites you to attend the Annual Live Nativity. It is located across the street of the Austin Courthouse (which is located at 122 Main Street Austin, NV 89310). Refreshments & Turkey Raffle to follow at the Austin (Nevada) Fire House. Start time is 5:30.

For more information, visit  austinnevada.com or call  775-964-2200.

Visit Santa's Village in Kingston
December 8 is Your Chance to See Santa

A Spectacular Kickoff to
the Holiday Season in Ely
December 6-7 Features the Festival of Trees Auction, Christmas Crafter's Festival, Christmas Parade, and Christmas Tree Lighting

After a full week of Festival of Trees, voting on donated and decorated Christmas trees at the Bristlecone Convention Center, the day finally comes for the banquet and auction on Friday, December 6. All proceeds will go to Great Basin Service Club's mission and charity. Contact Bunny Hill for more information at  (775) 289-2111 or email  greatbasinserviceclub@yahoo.com.

The Christmas Crafter's Festival takes place on Saturday, December 7, from 10:00 am  to 4:00 pm at the Convention Center. The vendors will have their items on display and for sale until 4 p.m. It is amazing how talented our community is. Please stop by to let them share their talents with you. During the Crafter's festival, Santa Claus will be available to visit with the children. His schedule will be posted at the Convention Center. Alana Wise will be taking pictures and prints can be ordered directly from her.

Saturday is also the day of the  Christmas Parade that takes place from 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm. The Parade will start at Broadbent Park and culminate at the Veterans Memorial Park (County Park).  This year's Christmas Parade theme is "A Classic Christmas." 

Following the parade is  the Community Tree Lighting  in the Sculpture Park across from Economy Drug.  The lighting will mark the end of a long, festive week, but also the beginning of the White Pine's Christmas season.

For more information, contact the White Pine Chamber of Commerce at  775-289-8877
email them at  wpcc@whitepinechamber.com, or visit  whitepinechamber.com .

Ride the Christmas Train in Ely
Santa's Reindeer Flyer Train Ride runs on weekends between Thanksgiving and Christmas

The Nevada Northern Railway Museum celebrates the holiday season with a fantastic adventure for kids of all ages! A trip to the North Pole on Santa's Reindeer Flyer Christmas Train, to see the jolly old elf himself. This magical family adventure departs from Ely, Nevada for a magical adventure to the North Pole on board a train.  On the journey northward, you will meet a lively bunch of Santa's helpers who will serve all of the passengers hot chocolate cookies. They will also lead everyone in singing the holiday favorites that we all know and love. Of course, photo-ops are plentiful along the way, so bring your camera and dress the part, if you like. And yes, pajamas are very much in style on this family train ride.

For more information, visit  nnry.com
or call toll free, 866-40STEAM (866-407-8326) or  775-289-2085