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‘TIS THE SEASON

POSTED November 23, 2011 8:00 p.m.
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Holiday decorations, including Santa’s House,...

 

This year’s theme for Great Bend’s Home for the Holiday’s Christmas Parade is "Let it Snow." The parade is just one of more than a dozen activities taking place this Saturday. Here is the schedule of events:

 

• Living Nativity Family Portraits, Jack Kilby Square, 2-8 p.m. A gift from Foundry Methodist Church.

• Cookie Contest and Raffle, Downtown Great Bend, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• Barton County Arts Center Open House, 1401 Main Street, 5-7:30 p.m.

• Lighting of Mayor’s Christmas Tree, Jack Kilby Square, 5 p.m.

• Home for the Holidays Christmas Parade, "Let it Snow," Downtown Great Bend, 5:30 p.m.

• Parade & Cookie Contest Awards, Bandshell in Jack Kilby Square, 6:45 p.m.

• Story Time for Kids, Great Bend Public Library, Starting at the conclusion of the parade.

• Christmas Dance Performance, 6-7 Year Olds from Barb’s School of Dance, Band stand in Jack Kilby Square, 7:15 p.m.

• Free Ice Skating, Synthetic Ice Skating Rink in Jack Kilby Square, Starting at the conclusion of the parade.

• Visits with Santa at the Santa House in Jack Kilby Square, Starting at the conclusion of the parade.

• Santa World Opens, Legends Art Gallery, 1901 Lakin

• Free Carriage Rides, Provided by Rosewood Services, Jack Kilby Square, Starting at 6:30 p.m.

• Free Kiddie Train Rides, Provided by the City of Great Bend, Jack Kilby Square, Starting at 6:30 p.m.

• Free Hot Dogs, Provided by Kustom Floor Designs, Jack Kilby Square, Starting at 6:30 p.m.

• Free Popcorn, Provided by Nex-Tech, Jack Kilby Square, Starting at 6:30 p.m.

• Free Glow Necklaces, Provided by Brentwood Builders, Jack Kilby Square, Starting at 6:30 p.m.

• Free Hot Cider, Provided by SALT Youth Group from First Assembly of God Church, Jack Kilby Square, Starting at 6:30 p.m.

• Free Hot Chocolate, Provided by Salvation Army, Jack Kilby Square, Starting at 6:30 p.m.


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