Enderby lights up for Christmas

Community Christmas celebration runs from Friday to Sunday

Enderby residents are preparing to ring in the festive season.

The Community Christmas celebration runs from Friday to Sunday.

“We want to have an event where people can come out and have fun. It’s all about family time,” said Craig Bell, one of the organizers.

On Friday, activities begin at 4 p.m. with an outdoor gift market at 4 p.m. That will be followed by the Santa Claus Parade at 6 p.m. and the candlelight walk along the Shuswap River at 6:30 p.m.

At 7 p.m., a number of events get underway at the Lions Gazebo at Riverside Park, including hayrides, a live nativity scene, entertainment, a bonfire, free hot chocolate, free soup and hot dogs and hamburgers by donation.

On Saturday, there is a bake sale and toonie tree at the Enderby Museum from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and free photographs with Santa at the Royal Canadian legion from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

On Sunday, the highlight is a free Christmas dinner at the Enderby Seniors Complex. Reservations are required by calling 250-838-7527.

The festivities wrap up with a Christmas pageant at Enderby Evangelical Chapel at 6:30 p.m.


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