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Alexandria Christmas Parade postponed

The Alexandria Christmas was postponed due to inclement weather Sunday, and has been rescheduled for Dec. 13.


It will begin at 2 p.m., and participants will line up for the procession at 1 p.m. For more information on the Alexandria parade, call the Town of Alexandria at 615-529-2171.


Meanwhile, the Smithville Christmas Parade take place on Dec. 5.


Participants will begin lining up at Smithville Elementary School at noon, and the parade will start at 1 p.m. Antique cars and horse riders do not need to pre-register. All others must call by Dec. 4 to insure a spot.


To enter, call or leave a message with Jeff Wright at 597-6750 or John Poss at 597-1135.


The Liberty parade is set for Dec. 6 at 2 p.m.


Participants will line up at 1 p.m. Refreshments will be served, with a drawing for prizes at the conclusion of the festivities. For more information on the Liberty parade, call Charlotte Bratten at 464-8085.


Christmas on the Square will be celebrated on Dec. 3rd from 5-8 p.m. on the Smithville public square. The Community Chorus and other special music will begin at 5 p.m. on the west side of the courthouse with Boy Scout Troop #347 conducting a Flag-Raising Ceremony.


There will be a tree lighting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. on the west side of the courthouse. An open house will be held at the courthouse, and patrons may stop by to visit and enjoy the refreshments and festive atmosphere. Come by and visit the Chamber office in the courthouse, Room 201.


A free photo booth and Christmas DJ music will be provided by the City of Smithville. Enjoy your favorite holiday music throughout the night, plus have a fun, complimentary picture made at the Cosmo Creations Photo Booth located inside the west entrance of the courthouse.


Justin-Potter Library will host Christmas carols and story time. WSMV’s Snowbird will be reading to the children beginning at 6 p.m. The library will have a special visit from Santa immediately after, so don’t forget to bring your camera.


There will be extended hours and open houses at several downtown stores and offices. This is a wonderful time for Christmas shopping downtown. Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Suzanne Williams would like to invite everyone to this enjoyable and heartwarming experience.


For more information on Christmas on the Square, call the Chamber office at 615-597-4163.