Virginia’s Li’l Ole Opry will present its annual Smith Family and Friends Christmas Show on Saturday night at Mathews High School’s Harry M. Ward auditorium. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 7:30.
“Join the Smith Family and all their musical friends for a wonderful start to your holiday season,” a release stated. The house band, Shades of Country, along with all of the Opry singers, will offer country and traditional Christmas musical selections throughout the show.
The show will feature country songs like “Christmas in Dixie” and “If We Make It Through December”; traditional secular songs like “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas,” “Winter Wonderland” and “Baby It’s Cold Outside”; and religious songs like “O Holy Night,” “Go Tell It on the Mountain” and “Noel,” sung by Tracy Hill. The children will be on hand, too, to sing a few holiday favorites.
As always, the show will end with the reading of the Christmas story from the Bible and the Smith and Donk’s f...
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