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Santa visits DeKalb this weekend
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Jolly old St. Nick will visit DeKalb County this weekend, beginning with the Smithville Christmas Parade on Saturday.


The event, sponsored by the Smithville Volunteer Fire Department starts at 1 p.m. Lineup begins at 11 a.m. at Smithville Elementary School. To enter call Jeff Wright at 615-597-6750 or John Poss at 931-349-5598. The deadline to enter is Thursday, December 1.


The Liberty Christmas Parade will follow on Sunday at 2 p.m. Lineup will begin at 1 p.m. at Salem Baptist Church.


The Alexandria Christmas Parade will be held on Dec. 11 at 2 p.m. To enter stop by or call the Alexandria City Hall at 615-529-2171 extension 2.


Christmas on the Square will wrap the local festivities up on Dec. 15 from 5-8 p.m. in downtown Smithville.


Activities include:


Courthouse and Chamber of Commerce Open House

Lots of great goodies provided by the County Officials in the basement of the Courthouse

Special holiday music

Boy Scout Troop #347 will have a Flag-Raising Ceremony

Photo Booth & DJ Music – Sponsored by the City of Smithville

Justin-Potter Library Activities for the Children

Great Christmas Shopping Downtown

Tree Lighting Ceremony


For more info, call the Chamber office at 615.597.4163.