News Worms
News Worms

Troutman Christmas Parade will go down Eastway Drive

Troutman Christmas Parade will go down Eastway Drive

The Christmas parade and tree lighting celebration in downtown Tyler is happening on Thursday, November 30th.

"Santa's Workshop" is the theme of the 40th annual Spotsylvania Christmas Parade starting at 1 p.m. Saturday and there is sure to be plenty of festive fanfare with 97 entries.

Road closures begin at 12:45 p.m. and public parking is available at the Holbert Building, Public Safety Building and Spotsylvania Courthouse.

Main Street Director Tim Moore said the parade is one of the biggest in the surrounding areas each year.

If you missed the recent Winterfest parade, or you just want to see Santa Claus again, the 49th Annual Windsor Santa Claus Parade is this weekend. The city's tree lighting will take place beforehand at 6 the farmers market.

Hatton will hold a Christmas parade on Sunday at 3 p.m.

The annual ABATE Toy Parade is 2-2:30 p.m. along Gillette Avenue from Seventh to First streets. - The parade starts at Breckinridge Elementary School and winds through Historic Fincastle (; 473-2200).

In conjunction with the parade, Main Street will sponsor a window decorating contest for merchants and businesses.


editors' picks

November 30, 2017
Padmavati row: CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi appears before parliamentary panel
"They are violating the principle of rule of law", the court said further observing, "We say nothing more, nothing less for the time being".

November 30, 2017
War criminal Slobodan Praljak dies after drinking poison in court
Judges did overturn some of his convictions, but refused to reduce his overall sentence. The groundbreaking ICTY is to finally close next month.

November 30, 2017
U.S. shopping season starts with record high online sales
Millennials, who are often one of the trickiest consumer groups for retailers, were big spenders this past weekend. The holiday season can represent 20 to 40 percent of annual sales for many retailers.

November 30, 2017
Conor McGregor may never fight again, fears UFC chief Dana White
Another potential and unsafe opponent for the Irishman is Khabib Nurmagomedov, who fights Edson Barboza at UFC 219 on December 30. One man who has been pushing particularly hard for a McGregor return is interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson.

November 30, 2017
White House Christmas Tree Features Tribute To Military
More than 150 volunteers from around the country spent more than 1,600 hours decorating the White House. A separate tree near the East Wing entrance honors military families who have lost loved ones.

November 30, 2017
Clemson, Auburn, Oklahoma, Wisconsin are playoff top 4
Alabama's chances of making the playoff seem bleak at the moment, but crazier things have happened in college football. Alabama also must hope the committee values the Crimson Tide's 11 wins over a potential two-loss conference champion.

November 30, 2017
Five killed, including three children, after stolen vehicle crashes in Leeds
Another resident said that the auto had been completely destroyed, saying: "You couldn't even recognise it as a vehicle ". Two of the group died instantly and three later died of their injuries after being taken to hospital from the crash site.

November 30, 2017
Jimmy Garoppolo To Make First Start For 49ers On Sunday
It is unclear whether Beathard's injuries had anything to do with Shanahan's decision. It comes as no surprise fans wanted Garoppolo sooner rather than later.

November 30, 2017
New Lawsuit Claims Harvey Weinstein Violated Federal Trafficking Laws
The Weinstein Company did not reply to a request for comment from HuffPost. Weinstein has unequivocally denied all allegations of non-consensual sex.

November 29, 2017
The White House purportedly ponders personal phone ban for staff
The White House is mulling a personal cell phone ban for employees and possibly visitors, citing cybersecurity concerns. The White House already has some protections in place with regards to personal devices.