A new parade tradition is coming to town this weekend.
The Mayor’s Xmas Tree Lights festivities will kick off with a parade starting off at 5 p.m. Saturday.
The parade will begin in close proximity to Tonganoxie Community Library and then make its way east alongside Fourth Avenue to Main Road.
After the parade, Mayor David Frese will study a story and switch on the Christmas lights on the town tree in the pocket park at Fourth and Delaware streets. Santa Claus then will be accessible inside of the previous council chambers just north of the pocket park.
The yearly party took on a various glance previous 12 months throughout before stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. Motorists could generate by the downtown area searching at lights and decorations and then switch on to Delaware in which Santa Claus was ready to greet them even though currently being socially distant.
This year quite a few frequent pursuits are back with the addition of the evening parade.
Parade lineup will be 4-4:30 p.m. and then parade will begin at 5 p.m.
Diane Bretthauer, one of the evening’s organizers, claimed that there were being 15-20 entries so significantly as of Monday afternoon. Other people can sign up a parade entry or get more details by making contact with Bretthauer at email@example.com or at 913-645-4726. They also can sign-up or get other normal information by contacting City Hall at 913-845-2620. Early registration is not needed and no horses will be permitted for this distinct parade.
Successful courses in the mayor’s canned foodstuff push from Tonganoxie Elementary University and Genesis Educational institutions will be able to wander in the parade with the mayor.
The studying of the Xmas story and lighting of the tree are slated for 6 p.m. Santa Claus then will be…