With Thanksgiving this month and winter holidays just around the corner, opportunities to give back and celebrate the season abound with the Town of Holly Springs! In advance of the holidays, make your list and check it twice so you don’t miss anything!
Nov. 22-Dec. 11 | Mailbox outside Town Hall
Does your child have a special Christmas wish that they’re hoping reaches Santa in time? Details
Dec. 1, 5-8 p.m.| Downtown Holly Springs / Cultural Center
Enjoy live performances and more before the annual tree lighting on the Cultural Center lawn at 8 p.m
Holly Day Express
Thanks to the help of the Holly Springs Fire Department, Santa Claus is hopping on a float and being escorted by Fire vehicles to a neighborhood street near you. Details
Happy Holly Days Parade
Saturday, Dec. 10, 10 a.m. | Downtown Holly Springs
Floats, bands, dancers, decorated vehicles, marching groups and all sorts of entertaining entries travel Main Street through downtown. Details
Ways to Share Joy
Thanksgiving Holiday Hunger Relief
Through Nov. 14 | Law Enforcement Center
Help the Holly Springs Police Public Safety Cadets collect food to support local families this Thanksgiving! Drop off nonperishable donations, such as canned goods, cereal, and baby products, at the Law Enforcement Center, 750 Holly Springs Road, through Nov. 14. Items will be donated to the Holly Springs Food Cupboard.
U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots
Through Dec. 16 | Fire Stations 1 & 2
Donate unwrapped new toys.
Military Missions in Action
Through Nov. 28 | Fire Stations 1 & 2
Unwrapped new toys, gift cards or monetary donations for military and veteran families.
The Christmas Store
Nov. 21-Dec. 5 | Town Hall Lobby
Donate unwrapped gifts to be given to The Christmas Store, a local resource for families in need of support in purchasing holiday gifts.
Note in the Pocket
Nov. 21-Dec. 12 | Town Hall Lobby
Donate new packages of children’s underwear and socks for an organization that provides donated clothing to impoverished and homeless children in Wake County.
Nov. 21-Dec. 20 | Holly Springs Law Enforcement Center
Select a tag listing a child’s age, clothing size, and wish list items. Return wrapped or unwrapped gifts clearly labeled with the child’s age, clothing size, and wish list items. Return wrapped or unwrapped gifts clearly labeled with the child's specific Angel Tree tab by Dec. 20. Unable to pick a tag? New, unwrapped toys also are accepted to benefit the families in need who are part of this program.
Shop with a Cop
Saturday, Dec. 17
Holly Springs Police School Resource Officers partner with their local school counselors to identify and select students in need of holiday cheer. Students are paired with officers to go shopping for holiday presents for themselves and their families. Officers wrap the gifts and deliver the presents to each family closer to the holidays. Interested in donating to the cause? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (919) 567- 4705.