Holiday datebook: Dec. 24, 2013

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First Baptist Shelbyville events
First Baptist Shelbyville's Christmas Eve service will be start at 5 p.m. in the church sanctuary.

Candlelight services at Elmburg Baptist
Elmburg Baptist Church will have a candlelight service at 6:30 p.m. Sunday and at 11:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve. The church is located at 11307 Elmburg Road.
Simpsonville Methodist

 Christmas Eve service is 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The church is located at 105 1st Street in Simpsonville.
Waddy Baptist
The annual Christmas Eve candlelight service will be at 10 p.m. The public is invited to all these events. The church is located at 3130 Waddy Road. For more information, call 829-5164.
Centenary holidays
Centenary United Methodist Church will have a family friendly Christmas Eve service at 5:30 p.m. and the traditional  service at 11 p.m.
Christmas Eve at Finchville Baptist
Christmas Eve services will be at 5 and 11 p.m. in the sanctuary at Finchville Baptist. Visit www.finchvillebaptist.com and click on Youth News. The church is located at 5270 Taylorsville Road.
Candlelight communion at First Christian
First Christian Church will have a Candlelight Communion service at 11 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
First Presbyterian holidays
First Presyterian Church will have Christmas Eve Services at 5:30 p.m., family Friendly service and 11 p.m. candlelight service with communion.
Christmas Eve at Highland Baptist
Highland Baptist Church will have Christmas Eve services at 6:30 p.m. New Year’s Eve fellowship is from 6 to 10 p.m.
Candlelight at Lighthouse
The Lighthouse Baptist Church will have a Christmas Eve candlelight service at 5 p.m. The church is located on Frankfort Road in Shelbyville, directly across the street from the Masonic Home.
Simpsonville Christian services
Christmas Eve services at Simpsonville Christian Church will be at 5 p.m. The church is located on the corner of U.S. 60 and Old Veechdale Road. For more information, call 722-8995, visit the Web site and Facebook page.
Christmas Even at Simpsonville Methodist
Christmas Eve Service is 5 p.m. at Simpsonville United Methodist Church. The church is located at 105 1st Street in Simpsonville.

First Christian celebrations
There will be a New Year’s Eve celebration from 8 p.m. to midnight. The band, Exit Up, will perform. There will be games, activities, favors and more. Call the church office to make your reservation or for more information. The church is located at 1000 Eminence Pike.

Grace Assembly

 A New Year’s eve party will be Dec. 31. Everyone is welcome. The church is located across from Claudia Sanders Dinner House on U.S. 60.

Southern Lights holiday festival
Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the Southern Lights holiday festival, returns to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington through Dec. 31. The Southern Lights driving route is open from 5:30 to 10 nightly. The other attractions inside the park will be open every night except Dec. 24 through 31. The cost is $15 per passenger car Sunday through Thursday evenings and $20 per passenger car on Friday and Saturday nights. The cost for an extended van or limousine is $30, a mini-bus is $50, a school bus is $75 and a motorcoach is $125. The Southern Lights Stroll on Thursday is the only night the lights can be viewed on foot. A competitive 5K race will be available to families. The cost is $20 for adults and includes a long-sleeved T-shirt for the first 500 registered adults; $15 for children, ages 7 to 12 includes a souvenir holiday item for the first 200 registered children. For more information, call 859-255-5727 or visit foundation@khpfoundation.org.