Area churches are sponsoring a coat giveaway from 9 a.m. until noon Saturday at Riddles Hall at the intersection of Ripley and Shaw roads in the Ripley-Coxey-Clements community of Limestone County.
Holiday Home Tour
The Athens Ladies Civitan will host its third annual Holiday Home Tour from 1-5 p.m. on Sunday. The self-guided tour takes participants through five Athens homes decorated for the holidays. Six local caterers will provide a variety of treats to enjoy at each home. Advance tickets are $15 and available at Class Act Hair and Nail Salon, Crawford's Gifts, Pablos on Market, First National Bank (Lindsay Lane), Pam’s Home Furnishings, Pimentos, SheaLeigh’s Boutique, Smith Infinity of Huntsville, Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful, and Trinity's gifts. Tickets are $20 day of event at each featured home. More information: 256-233-0258
Athens Christmas Parade
The 10th annual Reliance Bank Christmas Parade is Dec. 5, with a 6 p.m. start at Athens High School on U.S. 31. Float lineup begins at 3:15. The theme is A Storybook Christmas. The parade goes west along Hobbs Street, winds around the Courthouse, travels down Jefferson Street and ends at Hometown Grocery.
Holiday Party library fundraiser
This year’s Holiday Party fundraiser for the new Athens-Limestone Public Library will be hosted by Jim and Kristi Christopher on Dec. 6, from 6-9 p.m. Tickets are $75 per person and include a tour of their historic home, 311 N. Jefferson St., an open bar, music and heavy hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are limited to the first 200 sold and are available at the library, 405 East South St., or online, www.athenslimestone.lib.al.us.
Rogersville Christmas Parade
The Rogersville Kiwanis Christmas Parade is at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 7. The theme is Holiday’s for Heroes and welcomes all veterans active or retired to participate. For more information, visit rogersvillealabama.com.