Here is a list of upcoming Christmas events in the area. If you have an event you would like to add, email:


Polar Bear Express

BRISTOL - Veterans Memorial Railroad will host The Polar Bear Express Thursday, December 14 through Sunday, December 17 and Thursday, December 21 through Saturday, December 23. The Steam Train will be available on Friday December 15, Saturday, December 16, Friday, December 22 and Saturday, December 23. Train depart from Tom Keenan Depot between 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Tickets are $10 for the non-steam train and $15 for the steam train. Children under two (2) ride free, to avoid the wait buy fast track tickets. Veterans Memorial Railroad is located at 10561 NW Theo Jacobs Way in Bristol. For more information and to buy fast track tickets visit or call 850-643-6646.


Storytime with Santa

CHIPLEY - The Washington County Library Chipley Branch will host Santa Story Time at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, December 14. The library is located at 1444 Jackson Avenue. For more information call 850-638-1314.


HCHS Blue Pride Winter Concert and Spaghetti Dinner

BONIFAY - Holmes County High School Blue Pride Band will host a winter concert and spaghetti concert dinner Sunday, Dec. 17. The concert begins at 4 p.m. in the HCHS auditorium, to be followed by the meal. The concert is free. Adult meal tickets are $10, children 10 and younger meal tickets are $5. Must present ticket to dine. Dinner consists of spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, dessert, and drink. Dine in or carry out available. Make plans to join the Blue Pride Band for a special evening of Christmas music and good food. Proceeds will go towards the cost of the band’s spring competition in Orlando.


Morning Star Christmas Cantata at Chipley FUMC

CHIPLEY - The Chipley First United Methodist Church Choir will present its Christmas Cantata, "Morning Star," featuring a live orchestra at 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 17. The church is located at 1285 Jackson Avenue in Chipley. For more information, call 850-638-0010.