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The holiday season is upon us. You will find no shortage of family-friendly ways to celebrate Christmas in Bertie County, in 2021.

After many towns had to cut events off the schedule during the 2020 pandemic, residents are looking forward to enjoying all the glad tidings of the Christmas season.

We celebrate Christmas in Bertie County with tree lighting ceremonies in many communities, parades, and even old-fashioned horse-drawn carriage rides. Almost everyone can find something fun to do.

Come Out to Celebrate Christmas in Bertie County

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Askewville Christmas Celebrations:

November 22, 2021: Come see the Pocosin Lights light up the night sky for the season at 5:00 pm. Located at 303 Pocosin Road, you will marvel at over 40,000 lights. Your host, David White, invites you to stroll or drive down the path to see the displays.

November 29, 2021: The Town of Askewville plans to host the annual Askewville Christmas Tree Lighting at 6:30 pm. They will gather at the Community Building at 121 East Askewville Street.

Aulander Christmas Events:

December 3, 2021: The Town of Aulander Christmas Tree Lighting is set! They will hold the event at the Aulander Community Building, 116 South Commerce Street, Aulander. The schedule of events is as follows:

  • Bertie High School Band performs at 6:30 pm
  • Aulander Tree Lighting at 7:00 pm
  • Christmas carols, led by students from Aulander Elementary School
  • Blessing of the Christmas tree by Reverend Corey Balance
  • Refreshments and visiting with Santa
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Aulander Christmas Tree Lighting 2021| Photo: Facebook/publicly shared

Powellsville Christmas Celebration

November 20, 2021: Powellsville Home Town Christmas is slated for 2 pm. Join the festivities in the Powellsville Town Hall Area, 106 East Main Street, Powellsville.

Activities include the following:

  • Christmas Tree lighting
  • Children’s parade
  • Vendor fair
  • Bingo
  • Activities for the kids
  • Bake sale

Windsor Christmas Festivities

November 26, 2021: The Hoggard Family Wonderland of Christmas lights starts for what might be their final season. As the Hoggards ponder their retirement, be sure to get your eyeful every evening.

Here is when you can visit the gorgeous light display this year:

  • Sunday-Thursday 5-9
  • Friday-Saturday 5-10

NOTE: The Windsor/Bertie County Chamber of Commerce posted the following information on Facebook. However, we will update the times and locations once we confirm them with the Chamber. Because one of the events in this guide is TODAY, we did not wish to delay publishing it.

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Photo: Screen capture from publicly shared Facebook page

December 5, 2021: Historic Hope will host their annual Christmas Open House from 1 pm to 5 pm. The free event features live holiday music, carriage rides, and decorated historic homes.

Indeed, you will find no shortage of ways to celebrate Christmas in Bertie County! So get out there and enjoy all that the community has to offer.

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