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Bainbridge’s Paxton Theatre to host ‘A Hometown Christmas’

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Veronica McFarland of Waverly performs at the Paxton Theatre. (Submitted photos)
Paxton Theatre, Press Release

This holiday season, step back in time and experience the magic of “A Hometown Christmas” at the historic Paxton Theatre in Bainbridge. This festive, music-filled holiday celebration takes place on Saturday, Dec. 16.

Children can visit with Santa Claus prior to the show, beginning at 6 p.m. Bring the whole family to mingle, snap photos and share Christmas wishes with the jolly old elf himself.

The main event begins at 7 p.m. and features a star-studded cast of local artists, including Highland County’s own Gabe Gilliland (Hillsboro), Bronwyn Jones (Hillsboro), Tim Villars (Greenfield), Alayna McIntosh (Leesburg) and Alexis Tompkins (Leesburg).

Other cast members include: LeighAnne Cooper (Washington Court House), Shawn Adkins (Newtown), The Ashley Huffer Trio (Chillicothe), Dave & Bobbi Blanton (Bainbridge), John & Andrea Call (Waverly), Ellie Cochenour (Chillicothe), Kenzie Mash (Chillicothe), The Vanhoy Bros. (Piketon), Bob & Vicky Mettler (Bainbridge), Veronica McFarland (Waverly) and Makaila Elliott (Waverly).

Make this local Christmas tradition part of your family’s annual holiday festivities. Highland County residents are invited to join their neighbors from across the region for a magical evening of music, merriment and festive holiday cheer.

Tickets for “A Hometown Christmas” are available online at and cost $12. This is a family-friendly event, so bring your friends and neighbors and join us for a night of Christmas magic at the historic Paxton Theatre.

More about the Paxton: The Paxton Theatre is a Bainbridge landmark, built in 1909 and originally serving as the Paxton Township Hall. Over the years, it has hosted a variety of events, including live theatre, movies, concerts and vaudeville shows. Today, the theatre continues to be a vibrant community center, offering a diverse range of performances and events.

Ashley Huffer.