Christmas Business Window Decorating Contest set

They are asking all downtown businesses to dress up the town in the Christmas spirit by decorating their windows and doors. First, second and third places will be awarded based on the use of lighting, window display and door weathers/swags in a festive Christmas scheme. To be judged, all businesses must be decorated by Nov. 29 for the Village Tree Lighting. Luke Johnson and the Art Club will judge the windows.

Home Decorating Contest set

Avenues of Barnesville will be sponsoring a Home Decorating Contest for Christmas. Avenues’ gift certificates will be awarded to the first, second and third place homes ($7, $10 and $25). Judging will be based on a general Christmas theme appearance during both day time and night time. Homes do not have to be entered to be judged, however, to ensure your home is judged, call Avenues at 740-425-1453 to register your address. Decorations should be in place by Dec. 1 and winners will be announced Dec. 18.

‘Santa Baby’ contest planned

Avenues of Barnesville’s sixth annual "Santa Baby" open house will be Tuesday, Nov. 27 from 4 to 7 Refreshments, music, door prizes and festive fun throughout the shop. Wish lists will be available to those wanting to leave hints for Santa.

Belmont SWCD board meetings set

Belmont Soil and Water Conservation District announces the following board meeting dates for 2018: Dec. 10. Meetings will be held at 101 Market St., St. Clairsville, at 6 p.m. The meetings are open to the public.