Photos by Eugenia Jones
A Christmas tree lighting ceremony, complete with carolers and Santa Claus, kicked off the annual Stearns Trail Town Christmas. Trail Town Christmas in Stearns celebrates the Christmas season each Saturday (along with a few week nights and Sundays), from November 26th through December 17th. Scheduled events include the South Fork Santa Express Train, Polar Bear Golf Scramble, McCreary County Museum Open House and Candlelight Tour on December 10 (free but donations welcome), Stearns Home Holiday Light Tour, Lunch and Pictures with Santa, and Gracie’s Pet Parade at noon on December 17 (free but donations welcome). More information, including a detailed schedule of events, can be found on the Big South Fork Scenic Railway web page.