Seasonal events in BG

Joanna Williams

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

-Public Theatre of Kentucky, 545 Morris Alley

-Dec. 2 to Dec. 12: 7 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday

Downtown Lights Up!

-Fountain Square

-5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 3

-Event includes free carriage rides, pictures with Santa, choir performances, hot cocoa and baked goods and vendor booths with extended shop hours.

Jaycees Christmas Parade

-starting at 9:30 a.m.

Festival of Trains

-Historic Railpark and Train Museum, 401 Kentucky St.

-L & N Depot

-10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday

-Event is free; museum tours cost extra.

A Modern Christmas Carol

-Capitol Arts Center, 416 E. Main Ave.

-6:30 p.m. Dec. 11 and 12; 3 p.m. Dec. 13

Breakfast with Santa

-Chaney’s Dairy Barn, 9191 Nashville Road

-8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Dec. 11 and 18

Polar Express Event

-Historic Railpark and Train Museum, 401 Kentucky St., Dec. 13 to 16

-L & N Depot

-Readings of the book in the Dining Car

-Must pre-register by calling (270) 745-7317

Second Annual Christmas Wonderland

-1103 Nutwood St.

-7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Dec. 18 to 23

-Event includes thousands of lights, more than 40 Christmas inflatables, pictures with Santa and Rudolph, hot cocoa and coffee.

-Please bring a canned good or other donations for local needy families.