The decorations have gone up and downtown Corbin businesses will be kicking off the holiday shopping season Sunday with the annual Christmas Open House.
Between 1 and 5 p.m., businesses along Main Street will be offering a variety of deals.
Participating businesses include: Maggie J’s, Alley Stuff, Gibson’s Music, Alan Galleries, House of S&J, Optical Solutions, Cumberland Valley National Bank, Whitaker Bank and Kentucky Farm Bureau.
In addition, You & Me, Coffee and Tea, Basil’s Restaurant, Season’s Restaurant and the Depot on Main will be open for lunch.
“It is one of the biggest promotions of the year for the downtown businesses,” said Maxine Von Gruenigen, owner of Maggie J’s and one of the founders of the event.
The Oleika train will be making rounds in downtown throughout the event courtesy of Forcht Bank.
Cumberland Valley National Bank will be handing out free caramel popcorn and Corbin Tourism will be providing free hot chocolate.
Other refreshments and music will be provided by Whitaker Bank.
Santa Claus will be at his workshop at NIBROC Park and will be available for photographs with the children courtesy of Kat’s Eye Photography.
In addition, the special mailbox for letters to Santa will be set up at the park.