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Montgomery County ushers in Christmas with Caroling and Lighting of the County Tree


Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Christmas season kicked off Saturday, December 5th on the Montgomery County Court House steps as crowds gathered to listen to Christmas caroling by local students. There was also hot chocolate available inside the Montgomery County Courts Complex.

The caroling started at 4:00pm and continued right up to the start of the Clarksville Montgomery County Annual Lighted Christmas Parade.

Northeast Exit One Show Choir performing "Santa Baby" on the Montgomery County Court House Steps.

Northeast Exit One Show Choir performing “Santa Baby” on the Montgomery County Court House Steps.

The Montgomery Central Elementary School Honor Choir kick things off singing songs like “Holiday of Music”, “Rules of Christmas”, “Hip Hop Reindeer” and others.

Next up was the Northeast High School Exit One, JV Exit One and Concert Choirs dressed for the holiday. They not only sung songs like “Carol Of The Bells” and “Feliz Navidad” but also performed dance routines to “Santa Baby” and others.

Montgomery Central Elementary School Honor ChoirWest Creek High School Honor Choir sang some non traditional songs in acapella as well as “O Come All Ye Faithful”, “Silent Night” and “Joy to the World”.

Clarksville Academy Choir and Cougar Choir closed out the night singing “This Holiday”, “Everywhere Christmas tonight”, “Sleigh Ride” and others.

West Creek High School Honor ChoirThere is no better way to begin Christmas than listening the wonderful voices of our local youth singing about Christmas while sipping hot chocolate.

After the Lighted Christmas Parade, everyone gathered back at the Court house square to see the lighting of the Montgomery County Christmas Tree.

Clarksville Academy Choir and Cougar Choir“Before we light the tree, I would like to say on behalf of Montgomery County Government and the County commissioners, Merry Christmas to each and every one of you, and I hope you have a blessed new year,” said Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett.

Before lighting the tree, Durrett asked for 10 seconds of silence to remember the two 101st Airborne Division pilots that were killed in a helicopter crash outside of Fort Campbell on December 2nd.

Santa Claus visiting with a little girl after the parade.Durrett then lit the tree and asked for Santa Claus to come out to visit all the boys and girls gathered around the tree. Santa listened to each child’s Christmas wish list as well as some adults, giving each a handful of candy.

A special time was had by all.

Caroling Photo Gallery

Tree Lighting and Santa Claus Photo Gallery


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