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Americus holds annual Christmas Open House

Hundreds of people packed downtown Americus for a little holiday cheer on Thursday night.  (Source: WALB) Hundreds of people packed downtown Americus for a little holiday cheer on Thursday night. (Source: WALB)
Richelle Bakery owner, Richelle Bivins (Source: WALB) Richelle Bakery owner, Richelle Bivins (Source: WALB)
The city's Christmas lights were turned on and dozens of merchants showcased their merchandise at the annual Christmas Open House. (Source: WALB) The city's Christmas lights were turned on and dozens of merchants showcased their merchandise at the annual Christmas Open House. (Source: WALB)
AMERICUS, GA (WALB) -

Hundreds of people packed downtown Americus for a little holiday cheer on Thursday night.

The city's Christmas lights were turned on and dozens of merchants showcased their merchandise at the annual Christmas Open House.

Santa and Mrs. Claus also took pictures with kids and folks enjoyed live music and free trolley rides.

"We are so excited about this year's Christmas Open House. You know it gives all the shop owners time to showcase what they have to offer for the holiday season," said Richelle Bakery owner, Richelle Bivins.

Some shops also offered giveaways.

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