Arts bulletin board: Nov. 1, 2013

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By The Staff

Celebration of Lights starts Christmas season

The Celebration of Lights, the lighting of downtown Shelbyville for the start of the Christmas shopping season, will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Nov. 9.

The festival, between 3rd and 9th streets in downtown Shelbyville, will include food, crafts, shops open late and the lighting of the Shelbyville Christmas tree at 6 p.m. Performances will be at the Shelby County Courthouse steps, starting at 4 p.m.

For more information, contact Glenda Hilling at 633-0001 or E-mail therubyrooster@twc.com or therubyrooster@insightbb.com.


Trims and Whims

The Trims and Whims Christmas craft show will be from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 9 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 10 at Wright Elementary, 500 Rocket Lane. The historical Shelby ornaments will be for sale, and the tea room will be open for lunch both days. For more information, contact Joanna Freels at joanna.freels@yahoo.com.


Book sale for animals

A book sale to benefit the Shelby County Animal Shelter will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Waldridge Center in Clear Creek Park. For information on selling or donating books, call Katie at 633-7525.


Light up Simpsonville

Light up Simpsonville will begin at 6 p.m. Nov. 16 at Wiche Park, 108 Old Veechdale Road. Mayor Steve Eden will light up the city’s annual light display, Santa will visit and there will be a chili dinner for residents.


‘Christmas Carol’ at theater

The production of Shelby County Community Theatre’s A Christmas Carol, adapted by Michael Paller from the story by Charles Dickens, are Nov. 29 and 30, and Dec. 1, 6, 7 and 8. The play will be directed by Craig Nolan Highley. For more information, call 633-0222. The theatre is located at 801 Main Street.


For more listings of arts and entertainment events, visit www.SentinelNews.com/calendar.