The Holiday Tree Lighting set for 5:15 p.m. Dec. 2 at Club Stewart is one of several Fort Stewart has planned for the holidays.
The tree lighting on Hunter Arm Airfield will be at 5:15 p.m. on Dec. 6 at the Hunter Club.
Songs by local choirs and the audience singing “Here Comes Santa” and “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” will fill the air.
At both Stewart and Hunter, Santa will arrive a few minutes after the switch has been thrown.
Attractions inside and outside the clubs promise to help make the evening enjoyable. Inside the clubs, decorated especially for the occasion, Santa will listen to the children’s wish lists and have his photo taken with them. Parents can take their own photos or buy some made by a photographer.
Outside, there will be horse-drawn carriage rides, face-painting, rides on the popular Family and MWR miniature train, entertainment and a cookie tent. Holiday movies will be shown.
At each post, activities are scheduled to end at 8 p.m.
Call 767-4316 for more information.
Holiday hayride at Hunter
An old time holiday hayride in the Hallstrom Lake Recreation Area at Hunter Army Airfield is set for 6-9 p.m. Dec. 10.
There will be 10- to 15-minute rides through the New Savannah housing area and 10-minute boat rides on Hallstrom Lake in a decorated boat. A holiday movie will also be shown in the pavilion and campfire sing-alongs, roasting marshmallows and s’mores.
It costs $5 per family or $1 per person. Call (912) 315-9554 for more information.
Hayride at Stewart
The Holbrook Pond Recreation Area, decorated especially for the occasion, will be the scene of a holiday hayride from 6-9 p.m. on Dec. 11 at Fort Stewart.
The evening of family fun will include rides on a decorated boat around Holbrook Pond, a holiday movie in the pavilion, and a 10- to 15-minute hayride.
Free refreshments will include popcorn and hot chocolate or punch, depending on the weather. Hot dogs and drinks will be sold. The cost for a hot dog, chips and drink will be $2.
The cost for the event will be $5 per family or $1 per person. Call 435-8205/8209 for more information.
Holiday brunch at Stewart
The menu for the Holiday Brunch at Club Stewart, scheduled from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 12, will include breakfast items, apple crepes, ham carving station with assorted rolls and condiments, turkey with giblet gravy, cornbread dressing, baked chicken, mashed potatoes with gravy, candied yams, collard greens, Prince Edward Island blend, cranberry sauce, assorted desserts, chocolate fountain, hot apple cider and mimosas.
Prices in advance are corporal and below $10.95 for adults, $5.47 for children 5-10; sergeant and above $12.95 for adults, $6.47 for children 5-10. All children 4 and under are free.
Prices at the door are corporal and below $12.95 for adults, $6.47 for children 5-10; sergeant and above $14.95 for adults, $7.47 for children 5-10. All children 4 and under, free.
Call 368-2212 for more information.