Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Decatur Christmas Parade set for Dec. 8 — The Decatur Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Christmas parade through downtown Decatur on Friday, Dec. 8, at 6 p.m. The theme for this year's event is "A Very Merry Decatur Christmas." The lineup for the parade begins at 5:30 p.m. in front of Decatur City Hall on Maple Avenue. The jolly old elf himself will make an appearance somewhere in the parade lineup. Mr. and Mrs. Claus will be on hand in the Decatur community room at city hall following the parade. To enter a float in this year's event or for more information, call 479-752-3912 .... Gentry plans Christmas Parade Dec. 9 — Gentry's annual Christmas Parade is set for Saturday, Dec. 9. Lineup (at Railroad Avenue and Main Street) begins at 5:30 p.m. and the parade starts at 6:30 p.m. and will proceed west down Gentry's Main Street. This year's theme is "O Christmas Tree." In addition, Santa Claus will be at the Gentry Chamber of Commerce office, 212 East Main Street, for visits and photos with children from 3 p.m. until shortly before the parade. Parade entries need not preregister but should lineup at 5:30 p.m.