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Archive for Thursday, November 22, 2007

Santa Claus coming to downtown Friday

November 22, 2007

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The annual Holiday Lighting Ceremony and Visit with Santa Claus is set for 5:30 p.m. Friday on the US Bank Tower Plaza, Ninth and Massachusetts streets.

Holiday entertainment along Massachusetts Street will begin at 5 p.m.

The festivities will feature the caroling as well as the Kaw Valley Fife and Drum Corps and the 4-H band.

The evening will be capped off with Santa Claus landing his sleigh on Weaver's Department Store rooftop, where the Lawrence Fire & Medical Department will help him descend from the roof to visit with children.

The festivities are organized by Downtown Lawrence Inc., Lawrence Fire & Medical and other downtown businesses.

Comments

Bladerunner 7 years, 1 month ago

If the LFD has to help Santa off the roof at Weaver's every year.....How is he able to deliver toys via all the roof tops world wide? I smell a rat.

bearded_gnome 7 years, 1 month ago

I say its past time for this caring community to pitch in and get Santa a GPS/atlas device so he doesn't keep landing on Weavers!

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