web aIMG_9927It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

There’s a chill in the air, it finally smells like Fall, and the holidays are right around the corner!  We have wonderful traditions in Wells Branch and we want our entire community to join in the celebrations.  Reach out to the new folks so they feel welcome.  Take time to reconnect with family, friends and neighbors.  We look forward to seeing each of you at the festivities!

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Luminary Festival
Friday & Saturday, December 11 & 12 • 6-9pm
Experience the glow of the holidays as our trails light up with luminaries around Katherine Fleischer Park on December 11 & 12. Once again, the WBNA will be hosting Friday night’s events and the Wells Branch MUD will host Saturday evening. Santa will be visiting the Homestead Cabin both nights from 6-9pm with FREE photos provided by WB Community Church.

WBNA sponsored craft tables will be set up both nights inside the Community Center and children will have the opportunity to make jewelry boxes for gifts, decorate ornaments, and color. Dianne Koehler and numerous volunteers will be on hand to assist the children with crafts and MUD staff will keep refreshments flowing.

Join us outdoors for a caroling hayride or a trip around the trails on the holiday express train to see the luminaries up close. We’ll be starting the hayride at 5:30pm both nights so bring the little ones and come early.

Saturday night, the MUD will have live entertainment and the crafts will continue inside the Community Center with refreshments for all to enjoy. Wells Branch Community Church Band will perform outside the Buffalo House both Friday and Saturday.

Holiday Most ElaborateHoliday Home Decorating Contest
Judging begins Sunday, December 13!
Break out the tinsel and holly! Deck the halls, yard, trees, cars, dogs, cats… Let’s show some good ole WB spirit! The WBNA is sponsoring the Holiday Home Decorating Contest again this year! Judging will begin on Sunday, December 13. For more details, please visit our website at wbna.us. If you’d like to help judge Holiday Best Use of Lightsor nominate a home, email lights@wbna.us. Be sure and watch for the “Winners” as we post signs in their yards and feature the homes on Facebook and wbna.us! Categories include: Most Original, Most Traditional, Most Elaborate, Best Use of Lights, Most Energy Efficient, Visible from Space and Most Patriotic. Winners in each category receive bragging rights and a gift card from Lowes.

St. Andrews Presents an Evening of Music
Monday, December 14 • 7:30pm
Join us for a holiday handbell concert of cross-continental carols and classics Monday, December 14 at 7:30pm at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 14311 Wells Port Drive.

The Austin Handbell Ensemble consists of fifteen members, five octaves of handbells, five and a half octaves of handchimes, coordinating tremendously, collaborating fiercely to create the smoothest, most expressive musical experience possible.

For ticket information, please visit their website at http://www.austinhandbells.org.

Polar Express Pajamarama
Friday, December 18 • 6:00 & 7:30pm
All aboard, for WBCL’s yearly Polar Express Pajamarama! Enjoy holiday crafts, hot cocoa and cookies, a bedtime reading of The Polar Express and a special visit from Santa Friday, December 18 at 6:00pm & 7:30pm! Advance online registration required. See wblibrary.org for details.

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