RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. (November 30, 2016): Join us for our Carolina Christmas event in downtown Rutherfordton. Mr. and Mrs. Claus will be in Main Street Park with cookies and choco and our Christmas Market will give you a perfect opportunity to shop for a unique gift. Enjoy the interactive live windows that include Santa’s Workshop and a historic representation of a Colonial Christmas as well as our painted window displays full of holiday cheer. The party really gets started at 5:00 with the annual Christmas Parade featuring marching bands, fire engines, dancing, floats and of course Santa. Make sure you stay for the lighting of the largest Christmas tree in North Carolina on the courthouse lawn. This will be the first time in over 10 years since the tree has been lit. Ol’ 74 Jazz will be performing afterwards. Come kick-off your holiday season with us on December 3rd. A fun filled day of fun for everyone!