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Free Thanksgiving Dinner Nov. 28
Cookies For Cancer will be hosting their Second Annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner on from 11 a.m.-2p.m. Thanksgiving Day, Nov 28. Plates can be picked up at 124A North Church Ave., Henderson. Call 731-658-6347 and ask for Beth Everett. Place your order’s early. Dinners consist of roasted turkey with gravy, homemade dressing/stuffing, sweet potatoes, green beans and homemade roll plus a slice of homemade pumpkin pie. If you know anyone who needs a plate this year, let us know. We will have limited deliveries. This is FREE, and all donations go towards THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY. Anyone can donate to the cause while helping someone in need get a plate at the same time.
Black Friday at the Gleaner’s Nov. 29-30
The Gleaner’s House will have a 50% off Black Friday Sale Friday and Saturday. Also, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, Mr. and Mrs. Claus will be at the Gleaner’s and will be taking pictures with the kids.
CC Historical Society Meeting Dec. 2
Chester Co. Historical Society will meet at 6 pm. Dec. 2 at the Senior Center. It will be our annual Christmas supper. Bring your best holiday dish. Everyone welcome
Holiday House Dec. 3
The Chester Co. Freed-Hardeman University Associates will be conducting their 20th annual Holiday House from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3, in the lobby of the Brown-Kopel Business Center on the FHU campus. Handmade gifts from local craftspeople and products from home-based businesses will be available. There will be many items perfect for Christmas giving. All proceeds go to FHU student scholarships.
CC Christmas Parade Dec. 5
The Henderson Christmas Parade will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5. Applications are available at the Henderson/Chester County Chamber office, 11 E Main, or online.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame Dec. 6-9
The Chester Co. High School Theatre Dept. presents their award-winning production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame at Williams Auditorium. Show times are at 7 p.m. Dec. 6-7, 9 and at 2 p.m. Dec. 8. Cost is $10 for general admission and $15 for gold circle. Tickets are available at WilliamsAuditorium.com
CC Retired Teachers Meeting Dec. 11
Chester County Retired Teachers will meet at noon on Wednesday, Dec. 11, at Freed-Hardeman University, Hope Barber Schull Academic Resource Center (Library), Room 150. The sponsor is FHU. The service project is Clorox Wipes. 
The Nutcracker Dec. 13-15
Ballet Arts of Jackson presents The Nutcracker with Artist Director Pat Brown at the Carl Perkins Civic Center. Times are 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13; 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14; at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. Be sure to ask about limited tickets to our Sugar Plum Tea Party. Tickets are available at Special Occasions and online at BALLETARTSJACKSON.ORG.
Christmas with the Annie Moses Band Dec. 13
The PBS string sensation re-imagines the Christmas season with stunning arrangements of beloved carols at Williams Auditorium, 634 E. Main St., at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13. Doors open at 6 p.m. with 5:30 p.m. VIP Access. Cost is 22 general admission. VIP Access, which includes early access, exclusive meet & greet, and premium seating, is $35.
Carl Perkins Center Holiday Extravaganza Dec. 14
The Chester County Carl Perkins Center, 225 West Main, will host their Holiday Extravaganza on Saturday, Dec. 14. Holiday Mart will be from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. There will be Boutique women & children clothing, jewelry, gift items, cosmetics & skin care, dip mixes, Tupperware, nail products, wooden & chalkboards, hairbows, keychains, picture frames, epoxy cups, vinyl shirts, accessories, purses, soaps, candles, shoes, home décor, home security systems, Christmas shirts, gloves, sports bags, children’s books, ornaments, door hangers, monogramming, custom metal art, embroidery, homemade canned goods, handmade dresses, wooden bird houses, boxes, Christmas trees, tables, breakfast and lunch burritos, Fresh kettle corn, coffee, hot chocolate, pastries, muffins, etc. (Plunder, Paparazzi, Mary Kay, Tupperware, Park Lane Jewelry, Color Street, Chalk Couture, Usborne Books & More & Lula Roe). Admission is $5. No admission for children under 13. Visit with Santa from 9-11 a.m. The 2019 Miss Wonderland Pageant will be from 10 a.m. – until. Ages are infant-18, and forms are available at the Carl Perkins Center or FirstBank. The Third Annual Daddy/Daughter Dance will be at 6 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided. Tickets are $15 and and available at the Carl Perkins Center or on FaceBook on the Chester County Carl Perkins page.

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