Garner: Community

Holiday Notes: Nov. 23


Several municipal and county services will be closed or operating on a restricted schedule Thursday, Nov. 27, and Friday, Nov. 28.

• Wake County offices will be closed Thursday and Friday.

• Libraries will be closed Thursday and Friday.

• County parks will be closed Thursday but will reopen Friday.

• The Wake County Animal Center will be closed Thursday and Friday.

• Solid Waste Convenience Centers, Multi-Material/Household Hazardous Convenience Centers, the South Wake Landfill and the East Wake Transfer Station will be closed Thursday and will reopen Friday.

• Post offices will be closed Thursday.

• Garner town offices will be closed Thursday and Friday.

• Garner trash pickup scheduled for Thanksgiving day will instead be picked up Friday, and Friday’s pickup will occur on Saturday.

• ABC stores will be closed Thursday.

Unpacking Christmas

Mount Zion United Methodist Church will host Unpacking Christmas from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, at 15772 N.C. 50 N., Garner. There will be a live nativity scene, Christmas music, hot chocolate, a display of unique nativity sets, and an opportunity to experience the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of first century Bethlehem. For details, go to

Christmas Parade

The Town of Garner Christmas parade will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, in downtown Garner. This year’s parade theme is “Santa’s Got a Brand New Bag,” and will celebrate the joy of giving in conjunction with a Toys for Tots drive at all Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources offices through November. For details, go to