Holiday Events in Murphy and surrounding areas

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MURPHY, N.C.- Here is a list of holiday events happening in Murphy and the surrounding areas:

The annual Harshaw Rd. synchronized Christmas light display will be taking place from now until New Year’s Eve with weather permitting. Any proceeds made will go directly to Toys for Tots. Hours of the display are Monday through Thursday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday through Saturday from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. The display is located at 3351 Harshaw Rd. in Murphy.

The Polar Express began Nov. 10 and will operate through December 31.
The round-trip excursion is a little over an hour long and is set to the sounds of the motion picture soundtrack. Guest will enjoy warm cocoa and a treat while enjoying the train ride. Santa Claus joins riders on The Polar Express for each ride, greeting all children and presenting them with a special gift, just as in the story, along with their own silver sleigh bell. Christmas carols are sung on the return trip back to the Bryson City Depot. For more information about the schedule and ticket pricing, please follow this link: Schedule and ticket information

Murphy First Baptist Church will hold its 41st annual Singing Christmas Tree. This event is free to the public and all are encouraged to attend. Dec. 9 through 11. Saturday’s performance is a matinee beginning at 4 p.m. while Sunday and Monday performances are slated to start at 7 p.m. First Baptist Church is located at 517 Hiwassee St. in Murphy.

Santa Claus will be at Bojangles in Murphy from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9. Attendees bringing a toy for Toys for Tots will receive a free sausage, ham, gravy or jelly biscuit for children ages 12 and under. Murphy High School will be setting the tone for the special visit with the school chorus singing Christmas carols.

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BOLO: Missing Teen from Andrews, N.C.

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ANDREWS, N.C.- The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office is asking for assistance in locating a 17-year-old caucasian male, Brenden Witt, who is listed as a runaway.

Current information is that Brenden may be in the Andrews community.

Anyone having information concerning the location of Brenden please call the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office at 828-837-2589 or Cherokee County Dispatch at 911.

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Halloween Events in and around Murphy, N.C.

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Murphy, N.C.-  Halloween is one of my favorite times of the year! There are numerous events in the Cherokee County area to provide fun and safe Halloween festivities for you and your family. If musical’s are your thing, then you have to check out The Addams Family musical at the Valleytown Cultural Arts Center in downtown Andrews, N.C. October 27-29th. As for trick or treating, below is a list of things going on for Halloween around Cherokee County, N.C. Also, check out the Chamber of commerce for more info about all events coming up!

 

  • Duke Street in Murphy, N.C. on the 31st from 5-7 (the town will close off the area so no traffic!)
  • Downtown Murphy, N.C., businesses will be handing out candy from their store front. Usually starts around 4pm
  • In Marble on the 28th, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of Cherokee County will be handing out candy at the community center.
  • Lots of Trunk or Treating events at local churches.
  • On Saturday, Oct. 28th from 1-4pm,  bring your fur babies to Howl-O-Ween Pet Fest at Andrews Rec Park hosted by Andrews Veterinary Hospital.
  • Andrews will be having their Trick or Treating on the Main, October 28th from 5-7pm

 

I will be out in Murphy on Halloween, taking photo’s of the best costumes. So come check out all our county has to offer, and embrace the cool fall weather, the beautiful fall foliage, and the goriest Halloween costumes you can find! Have a safe and happy Halloween!

 

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