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Packed First Friday to celebrate season
Barabara Quiros, center, lets friend Iris Gomez-Rizo sample the aroma of a candle made by Cara Oglesby, right, during last year's Shopping by Lantern Light. This year's Shopping by Lantern Light, rained out on Nov. 26, will join Statesboro's Holiday Celebration downtown Friday. - photo by SCOTT BRYANT/file
If you are bored on Friday evening, you only have yourself to blame. This month’s First Friday event is chock full of events, headlined by the 2013 Christmas Holiday Celebration on the Bulloch County Courthouse lawn on East Main Street, scheduled for 5:30-8 p.m. WTOC bureau chief Dal Cannady, the master of ceremonies; and special guest Garrett Green, the president of Georgia Southern University’s Student Government Association executive board, will kick off the festivities.Shopping by Lantern Light, rained out on Nov. 26, will take place in the parking lot behind Sea Island Bank, 2 E. Main St. This evening event serves as the end of the year for the Mainstreet Statesboro Farmers Market and is expected to draw more than 60 vendors. The City of Statesboro will host the Second Annual Run the Boro, a 5K run that begins at 5:30 in front of City Hall, 50 E. Main St. Proceeds from the run benefit Fostering Families Bulloch and the Mayor’s Christmas Motorcade.
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