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Smith Family Christmas Show Saturday at MHS

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 7:30 and the show begins at 8.

The house band, Shades of Country, along with all of the Opry singers, will perform some country and traditional Christmas selections in the first half of the show.

Following a brief intermission, the stage will be transformed into “Army Camp Browning,” where the soldiers are melancholy and missing their families this Christmas, but visitors from far away show up to cheer them up with a message of Christmas for all to enjoy, a release stated. Children ranging in age from 4 to 15 will sing familiar Christmas tunes, like “Frosty the Snowman” and “Here Comes Santa Claus.”

As always, the show will end with the reading of the Christmas story from the Bible and the family singing Christmas hymns, such as “O Holy Night,” &ld...

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