The festive season has well and truly arrived in Cessnock, with plenty of opportunities to enjoy Christmas carols around town over the next few weeks.
Cessnock West Public School will host its Carols by Candlelight evening this Thursday, with performances by staff, students and special guests.
Entry is by gold coin donation and the night will run from 5.30pm to 8.30pm.
Branxton Public School will also host Carols on Thursday, December 8. Gates open at 5pm.
Then on Sunday, carols will be held at Kurri Kurri Public School, with gates open at 5pm for a 6pm start, and entry also by gold coin.
Abermain Public School’s carols night is on Monday, December 12. Gates will open at 5.30pm, with gold coin entry and a massive fireworks display at 9pm.
Bucketty’s Carols Under the Stars will once again be held at the Convict Wall on Saturday, December 17.
There will be entertainment by the Central Coast Ukulele Orchestra, Brian Stitt and Accelerando. Gates will open at 5.30pm; entry is $10 per adult and free for under-18s.
There is plenty happening at the city’s churches in the lead-up to Christmas.
Cessnock City Church will host a Christmas concert this Sunday evening at 6pm, with supper to follow.
The Anglican Parish of Cessnock will hold carols services at St Luke’s Millfield on December 16 and St John’s Cessnock on December 19.
International touring group Endless Praise will perform at the Salvation Army Cessnock’s Christmas concert on Sunday, December 18.
The concert will be held at the Salvation Army at 14 Hall Street, Cessnock at 10am. Entry is by donation.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Check out photos from Cessnock’s Carols in the Park and Great Cessnock Christmas Elf Challenge here.
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