Christmas parade, other holiday events set

Published 6:00 pm Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Fans of the Christmas season won’t have to wait long for some of the traditional holiday events, including Atmore’s Twilight Christmas parade. Unfortunately, one popular event will not be held this year.

The Grand Ole Dames Garden Club recently announced that they will not be holding the “Christmas Tour of Homes” in 2014.

However, there are plenty of other events on the schedule in the coming weeks:

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Saturday, Dec. 13 — Twilight Christmas Parade

Atmore’s Twilight Christmas Parade will be Saturday, Dec. 13, at 5:30 p.m. The theme is “The Toys of Christmas.”

Tuesday, Dec. 9 — An Evening with Santa

“An Evening with Santa at Heritage Park” is planned for Tuesday, Dec. 9, from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Heritage Park in Atmore.

There will be free chili, hot cocoa and cookies, as well as train rides for the kids. The Christmas tree will officially be lit at 5:15 p.m.

Leonard Hursh Photography will be selling photographs with Santa Claus.

Saturday, Dec. 6 — Christmas in Perdido

Perdido Elementary/Middle School will be hosting its “Christmas in Perdido” event Saturday, Dec. 6, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. There will be the opportunity to do Christmas shopping, enjoy breakfast with Santa, and listen to live entertainment by the Unknown Bluegrass Band.

There will also be an antique car show, the fire safety house, and fire department trucks, as well as a display of motorcycles and UTVs.

Saturday, Dec. 6 — Frisco Christmas in the Park

The fifth annual Frisco Christmas in the Park arts and craft show will be held Saturday, Dec. 6, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Jones Park in Frisco City.

Friday, Dec. 12, through Saturday, Dec. 13 — 
Christmas Comes Alive in Frisco City

The Frisco City community will present the fifth annual “Christmas Comes Alive” drive-through nativity on Friday, Dec. 12, and Saturday, Dec. 13, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

This event is located across the street from the Frisco City High School, at 200 School St. in Frisco City. Visitors can drive through in the comfort of their own cars, or view the nativity during a hayride. The exhibit will feature 10 authentic scenes re-enacting the night the Savior was born.

A puppet tent will be provided as the puppets tell the story in their own way; a hospitality tent will be loaded with lots of refreshments; and a prayer tent will be set up with pastors ready to pray with anyone who would like to pray.