Chamber Yule activities and parade Dec. 8

Rockdale Chamber of Commerce office manager Denise Brock would like to announced the dates for the upcoming Christmas activities in the Rockdale area.

Dec. 8—Join us for a “Christmas in the Country” celebration! Christmas activities, parade and Santa’s visit. The streets will be filled with music, food and craft vendors and children’s activities.

Lots of activities start at 9 a.m. along Main Street near Wolf Park and the Depot. Santa Claus will be at the Depot from 4-6 p.m. and the famous lighted parade starts at 6:30.

Contestants needed for the jams and jelly contest and photography contest. Entry forms can be picked up at the Chamber.

Dec. 9—Christmas Roundup application deadline.

Dec. 19—Filling Christmas Roundup orders at the KC Hall starting at 9 a.m.

Dec. 20—Roundup Delivery starting at 9. Volunteers are needed for both days of roundup activities.

Dec. 17-18—Community Christmas lighting decorating judging. Make sure your lights are on.

Call the Chamber at 446- 2030 to nominate your favorite lights for these categories:

• residential

• business

• yard/sidewalk

• traditional

• whimsical

• porch

• most animated

• door

• window

• lights

• best overall

Dec. 21 – Winners of Community Christmas decorations announced at Chamber at 5 p.m.

Dec. 24-25 and Jan. 1 – Chamber offices will be closed.


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