Alderson Christmas tours
ALDERSON, W.Va. -- Alderson's annual Christmas homes tour will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. Dec. 2.
Sponsored by Alderson Main Street, the tour includes three homes plus the decorated Greenbrier River Interpretative Center. An expanded model train show will take place in the basement of Alderson Presbyterian Church. Tickets are $10.
A home-cooked lunch for $6 will be served at the Methodist church, where a local choir will perform. The shops in Alderson will be open.
Blennerhassett open house
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. -- A holiday open house with entertainment and refreshments will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 2 at the decorated Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History, 137 Juliana St., Parkersburg. There is no admission charge for the open house.
The museum features Christmas trees to represent 17 countries, plus trees adorned based on a theme, such as the Victorian era or the cardinal, the state bird.
The Blennerhassett Museum will be open through Dec. 23 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; and from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sundays. The museum reopens Jan. 2 for the 2013 season. Standard admission fee is $4 for adults and $2 for children.
For more information, visit www.blennerhassettislandstatepark.com or call 304-420-4800.
First Friday in Lewisburg
LEWISBURG, W.Va. -- December's First Friday After Five in Lewisburg takes place Dec. 7. It will celebrate the holidays with live music, carriage rides and visits from Santa.
City National Bank customers get a free holiday photograph with their pet from 1 to 7 p.m. Call 304-645-2500 to schedule a portrait.