Several events over the weekend welcomed the winter festivities of the season. Nashville held its rst Home- town Christmas on the Town Square near City Hall on the evening of Friday, November 30. A large crowd attended the inaugural event, which included a visit from Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus, who arrived on a re truck. At left: several people react to the tree lighting ceremony outside city hall. Mayor Erik Rolf, pictured at center, said it was a successful event that will be carried out again next year.