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Christmas on the Square set for December 4th in Raymond

The annual Christmas on the Square event in Raymond Mississippi is scheduled for Saturday, December 4th 2021 and everyone is invited.

The day's activities will start at 3 p.m. with the 8th Annual Cannonball Roll 5K which is sponsored by Ainsley's Angels in Central Mississippi.

The market, entertainment and other activities will begin at 4 p.m. and conclude at 8 p.m. More than 80 booths will be set up offering food, drinks, gifts, Christmas decor, arts and crafts and more. There will be live music and visits from Elvis and Santa Claus! "The Square" is the area in historic downtown Raymond that includes the iconic Raymond water tower, the Hinds County Courthouse, Merchants and Planters Bank and surrounding businesses.

Ainsley's Angels of Central MS is excited to hold the "8th Annual Cannonball Roll" in Raymond MS on December 4th, the same day as Christmas on the Square.

They will have:

  • In-person 5K,

  • Virtual 5K, and

  • 1-mile fun run.

Starting time 3:00 p.m. Learn more and sign up here:

Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place girls/women in each age division; and 1st, 2nd, 3rd for guys in each age division.

Age divisions:

9 and under 10-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 Over 70

The Raymond Chamber of Commerce needs a few small, gas-powered generators for the event. If you have a generator that they may borrow, please text or call Wayne Williams at 601-506-9432. Volunteers are needed to assist with setting up before the event and taking down, after the event. If you would like to volunteer, please contact Zachery Byrd at 601-319-4280. The Raymond Chamber thanks you for your help. The Chamber's website address, is: and they can be reached via email, at:




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