Tuesday, December 03, 2013
(Last modified: 2013-12-03 16:34:47)
Source: The Herald-News
MainStreet Dayton will help host the annual Horse and Carriage Parade this Saturday at 4:30 p.m. in downtown Dayton.
Rhea County Director of Schools Jerry Levengood has been named the grand marshal for the parade.
MainStreet Dayton Executive Director Anna Tromanhauser said that the theme this year is “The Magic of Christmas.”
There will be photos with Santa at the General Store and music on the courthouse lawn starting at noon. Vendor booths and downtown merchants will be open for shopping all day.
The Sixth Annual Christmas Critters pet pageant will be at 2 p.m. and there will be prizes for every entry and a $50 best critter prize.
Lineup for the Dayton parade begins at 3:30 p.m. and prizes include Best Christmas Spirit/Theme ($100), best caroling group ($100), best costumes ($50), best wagon or buggy ($50), best critter ($50) and poster Contest ($25 each – 2 winners).
There will be candlelight caroling at the courthouse after the parade.
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