The History of SantaDiscover the magical history of Santa Claus at the Oxford Public Library, located at 48 South Second Street. A creative narrative guides visitors through an enchanted time-line display of The History of Santa. Hot chocolate and cookies are being served daily. For more information call 610.932.9625 or visit

Herr's Holiday Lights

Herr's Foods officially lit the factory and corporate complex for the holiday season with their twentieth annual Christmas Lighting Celebration located at the intersection of Route 1 and Route 272 in Nottingham. Extended Visitor Center hours for the holidays run as follows: December 15 to 18, 22 and 23, 29 and 30, 2008 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Gift Shop hours for two Saturdays only, December 13 and 20, 2008 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Christmas Eve and New Years Eve hours are from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The lights display will be lit nightly from 5 p.m. to 7 a.m., through January 2, 2009. Come out and be a part of the long standing community-based tradition at Herr's to kick off the rapidly approaching holiday season.

First Friday Art Stroll

The First Friday Art Stroll in downtown Oxford will be held on Friday, Jan. 9 this coming month-the second Friday-due to the holiday. Friday, Jan. 1 is New Year's Day, so the Art Stroll has been rescheduled. For more information and a listing of other events hosted by the Oxford Arts Alliance, visit

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