Photos by Jim Blaylock.
Melissa Kitchens holds her daughter, Chelsea, 2, as they watch the Grovetown Parade pass by on Saturday.
Melissa Taylor, 10, holds her brother, Tres Taylor, 3, during the audience sing-a-long at the Columbia County Christmas tree lighting ceremony at the county's Justice Center last Saturday.
The Columbia County Choral Society entertained the crowd with Christmas carols during the Columbia County's tree-lighting ceremony.
The gazebo in Grovetown is lit with hundreds of lights for the holidays. Hundreds braved cold weather to join the City of Grovetown in lighting their Christmas tree and displays.
Grovetown Mayor Dennis Trudeau was the emcee for Friday's ceremony to light the city's Christmas lights.
Brittney Nelson, 10 (from left), Katie Gotting, 6, Alex Matthews, 12, and Bryan Nelson, 7, gather in Grovetown to witness the lighting of the city's Christmas lights.
Gold Cross Emergency Medical Service employees Paul Duckworth and Karen Phillips dressed like early settlers in front of a log cabin on their company's float during the Grovetown Christmas Parade.
Members of the Augusta Shriners Club perform in their go-carts during Grovetown's Christmas parade.
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