It's time for the 2018 Christmas Carousel from the Junior League of Abilene. Jump start your holiday shopping and get into the holiday spirit with food, shopping, gifts, a family night and more. Over 50 vendors signed up this year and more are signing up daily.

This year's event will be November 1-4 at the Abilene Convention Center. There are multiple nights full of fun that help raise money for Big Country children.

Thursday, November 1st there is a pre-view party from 6-9 pm and a dueling pianos event that will kick off the weekend of fun. November 2nd continues the annual event with a style show and luncheon and the ABIwood Market full of great holiday shopping. November 3rd Santa makes a brunch appearance to welcome in the holiday season. Check the JLA website for more details and prices.