The Hermitage Spirit of Christmas Festival will be held on December 2 and December 3 . The festival will feature a Christmas parade, Santa Claus, an antique car and truck show, carnival rides, a cake auction, pageant and coloring contest. Events will take place at the Hermitage Community Center. The Christmas Parade on Main Street will begin at 6 p.m. on December 3. The schedule:

December 2 and 3:
Carnival rides and food

December 3 events, beginning at 10 a.m, include:
Silent Cake Auction
City Volunteer Fire Department Coloring Contest
Santa Claus
Arts & Crafts
Antique Car/Truck Show

A parade on Main Street will begin at 6 p.m. (Line up at 5:30 at the Hermitage School)

Sign up sheets are located at Bradley County Chamber of Commerce, Hermitage City Office and Hermitage Post Office. For more information, call (870)463-2209.