More holiday open house events, Santa visits slated

Santa schedules another pre-Christmas stop in Center Tuesday afternoon at Raymond Motor Co.

Yes, Christmas is less than a week away but there are still loads of opportunities right here in Center to both spread some cheer and be the recipient of holiday hospitality.

May we suggest checking out these unique businesses, boutiques and locations for shopping and to have some one-of-a-kind holiday experiences.

Tuesday, December 18

• Photos with Saint Nick at Raymond Motor Company, 301 San Augustine Street, beginning at 3:45 p.m. — Santa Claus will be making a special stop in Center Texas on Tuesday December 18th right after school at Raymond Motor Company !!! Bring the kids by and get their photos made with jolly ol Saint Nick !!!

• Center Health and Harmony Christmas Open House – all day — 811 Nacogdoches Street, Center — Special and useful gifts for your friends and family. We can wrap them for you. Sales throughout the store including our bestselling SkinDrink skin care! Refreshments and Door prizes!

• Farmers State Bank Open house at all branches – 9 a.m.-3 p.m. — Farmers State Bank is hosting their annual Christmas Open House on December 18, 2018 from 9am until 3pm. Stop by and enjoy cookies and punch at any of Farmers State Bank's locations: Center Downtown, Center Roughrider Drive, Carthage, Joaquin, Shelbyville.

• Center High School Theater production this Tuesday night at the Rio Theatre in downtown Center featuring play by Center playwright Chris Watlington prior to showing of movie Ralph Breaks the Internet.


Wednesday, December 19

• Shelby Saving Bank Open House, all branches – 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

• Town and Country Real Estate Open House – 12 noon-1 p.m.


Thursday, December 20

• Texas State Bank Open House – 9 a.m.-2 p.m.


Friday, December 21

• Sabine State Bank Open House – all day


Saturday, Dec. 22

• Pictures with Santa in downtown Joaquin at the Santa House, 2-4 p.m.


The Light and Champion

137 San Augustine St.
Center TX 75935