The annual Christmas in the Park festivities will be held Thursday, Dec. 3 in J. R. “Dick” Dowdy Park in Summerville. This year the events will take place in one night and is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. with free festivities lasting until 9 p.m.

This year’s Christmas in the Park will include entertainment by local talents, Charlie Long, Carla Nixon, Denise Brown, Kathy Worley, North Summerville Baptist Sign Team and Greg and Tracy Dotson will be giving wagon rides..This year’s Christmas in The Park Festivities will be in memory of City Manager Grady McCallmon.  Nancy McCallmon and family will be on hand for the event..Kids can have their pictures made with Santa free and can be picked up at the Summerville Recreation Center on or after Dec. 9. The City of Summerville invites everyone out to Dowdy Park to enjoy a night of Christmas festivities for the whole family free of charge.