Christmas comes to Walnut Cove


Coffee, hot chocolate, and cookies were handed out free of charge.


Amanda Dodson | The Stokes News

Walnut Cove mayor Lynn Lewis introduced honorary tree-lighter and former mayor, Jack Gentry.


Amanda Dodson | The Stokes News

Mrs. Clause was on hand to take pictures with children.


Amanda Dodson | The Stokes News

Walnut Cove hosted their annual Christmas Tree-Lighting ceremony Sunday evening at Fowler Park on Main Street.


Amanda Dodson | The Stokes News

Santa Clause listens to a young boy’s Christmas request.


Amanda Dodson | The Stokes News

a “S’mores Station” was set up for children to roast marshmallows over the fire.


Amanda Dodson | The Stokes News

a “S’mores Station” was set up for children to roast marshmallows over the fire.


Amanda Dodson | The Stokes News

Walnut Cove hosted their annual Christmas Tree-Lighting ceremony sponsored by the Walnut Cove Small Town Main Street Committee Sunday evening at Fowler Park. The event drew in a crowd of adults and children. South Stokes band played seasonal music and children were treated with a visit from Mr. and Mrs. Clause. Former mayor, Jack Gentry was the honorary tree lighter. Donations were taken up for East Stokes Outreach Ministry and Christmas trees were decorated and will be given to families in need.

Coffee, hot chocolate, and cookies were handed out free of charge.
http://thestokesnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_hotchoc.jpgCoffee, hot chocolate, and cookies were handed out free of charge. Amanda Dodson | The Stokes News

Walnut Cove mayor Lynn Lewis introduced honorary tree-lighter and former mayor, Jack Gentry.
http://thestokesnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_mayor.jpgWalnut Cove mayor Lynn Lewis introduced honorary tree-lighter and former mayor, Jack Gentry. Amanda Dodson | The Stokes News

http://thestokesnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_mmclause.jpgAmanda Dodson | The Stokes News

Mrs. Clause was on hand to take pictures with children.
http://thestokesnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_mrsclause.jpgMrs. Clause was on hand to take pictures with children. Amanda Dodson | The Stokes News

Walnut Cove hosted their annual Christmas Tree-Lighting ceremony Sunday evening at Fowler Park on Main Street.
http://thestokesnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_Santa.jpgWalnut Cove hosted their annual Christmas Tree-Lighting ceremony Sunday evening at Fowler Park on Main Street. Amanda Dodson | The Stokes News

Santa Clause listens to a young boy’s Christmas request.
http://thestokesnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_santababy.jpgSanta Clause listens to a young boy’s Christmas request. Amanda Dodson | The Stokes News

a “S’mores Station” was set up for children to roast marshmallows over the fire.
http://thestokesnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_smores.jpga “S’mores Station” was set up for children to roast marshmallows over the fire. Amanda Dodson | The Stokes News

a “S’mores Station” was set up for children to roast marshmallows over the fire.
http://thestokesnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_fire.jpga “S’mores Station” was set up for children to roast marshmallows over the fire. Amanda Dodson | The Stokes News
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