The city of Acworth and NorthStar Church welcome Santa to Acworth for the 2017 holiday season. Festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. Santa is scheduled to arrive at 6:30 p.m. Entertainment until 9 p.m. Mayor Tommy Allegood will read “Twas the Night Before Christmas.” Watch the lighting of the tree on Senator Russell Avenue. Capture photos of Santa eating candy canes with his elves. Train rides, marshmallow roasting, hot chocolate and a live nativity. For more information, go to www.acworthparksandrecreation.org, or call the Parks and Recreation office at 770-917-1234.