Don’t let the parades pass you by

Published 12:49 pm Saturday, December 6, 2014

A reminder that several communities in Western Tidewater are offering holiday celebrations this weekend and next.


This year’s event starts on Saturday at 10 a.m. beginning on Colosse Road, crossing Carrsville Highway, past the school, past old Carrsville Highway, and will come out and end at the fire station. Santa Claus will also be at the station afterward


The Christmas parade will be on Saturday at 11 a.m. The event will begin at the old Courtland Elementary School and proceed down Main Street until it intersects Shands Drive.


The Christmas parade on Sunday begins at 3 p.m. The event will start at the Pines of Ivor and travel down Main Street. The route will features several turns, following Gayle Avenue, Babb Drive and Rawles drive before returning to the Pines of Ivor.


Breakfast with Santa, sponsored by the Friends of the Windsor Library, will be on Saturday, from 8 to 10 o’clock in the Windsor Community House, 14 Community Drive. The cost is $3 per person, and breakfast includes pancakes, sausage and a drink. There’s also an opportunity to visit and have your picture taken with Santa.

The inaugural Christmas parade begins at 4 p.m. The rain date is on Sunday, Dec. 7, at 2 p.m. The lineup will go from Holland Drive to Roberts Avenue to Church Street to Duke Street and end at the Windsor High School parking lot that’s across from the Windsor Library. The tree-lighting ceremony will be by the gazebo next to the library. Santa is expected to drop by.


The holiday event will be on Sunday starting at 3 p.m. Refreshments will be served in the Capron Ruritan Club. Santa Claus will be a guest. The tree-lighting ceremony takes place that evening.


The town’s Christmas parade begins at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 14. Afterward, the Christmas tree will be lit, and refreshments served.