The official kick off to the holiday season presented by Bank Plus, Fondren Unwrapped is the downtown Fondren historic district’s seasonal open house. Santa, costumed characters, choirs, bands, merchant open houses, dining and more. November 17, 2016, 5pm-8pm
Lighting of the trees – 5pm – Duling Avenue
Mustard Seed Seedsters – 5:30pm | Isable Elementary
Jubilant Singers – 6:00pm – St. Luke’s UMC
Jackson Academy Encore – 6:00pm | Jackson Prep Prep
Tones – 7:30pm | Cast of New Stage Theatre’s “A Christmas Story: The Musical” – BankPlus Corner
Fondren Guitars Rock Band – 5pm – Fondren Guitars
Live Music – 7pm – Sneaky Beans
Movie on the Green: “Charlie Brown Christmas” with s’mores over the firepits, compliments of St. Andrew’s Episcopal School – Duling Green
Holiday Art Walk
Charlie Busler and Ginny Futvoye opening – Brown’s Fine Art & Framing
Open House – Fondren Art Gallery (new location – 3242 N. State Street
Art Space 86 Pop-Up Gallery – The Capri
Shop merchant open houses all evening and dine & drink with neighborhood restaurants throughout the historic district.
Santa and Rudolph at BankPlus with costumed characters throughout the neighborhood including The Whos of Whoville with The Grinch, Mrs. Claus and Santa’s Elves, Elf on the Shelf, Buddy the Elf, Snoopy, Charlie Brown and Linus, Frosty, Kermit the Frog and Elmo and Cast of New Stage Theatre’s “A Christmas Story: The Musical.” Maps with locations of characters available at BankPlus, Duling Green and merchants throughout the historic district.
Holiday Petting Zoo – Duling Avenue
Frank the Camel and the Three Wise Men, Miniature Horse with the Shepard, Night Owl with the Angel and a Ferret with the Little Drummer Boy.
Holiday “Candy Cane” Fishing with the Muppets, Jump Houses and much, much more.
Sponsored in part by Entergy, ERGON and Southern Beverage