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~Sparks Hometown Christmas Celebration~

~~~Saturday, December 6, 2008~~~

~~Sparks Hometowne Christmas Celebration on Victorian Avenue~~

 The 22nd annual celebration is being held this Saturday and will once again provide family fun, entertainment, photos with Santa, Christmas carols and a tree-lighting ceremony.

Olympic swimmer Natalie Coughlin will serve as this years Grand Marshal for the Hometown Christmas Parade that begins at 1 p.m. on Victorian Avenue. Natalie earned six medals at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games and five  medals at the 2004 Athens Games.

The parade will travel east to west along Victorian Avenue from 1 to 3p.m.

Immediately following the parade, attendees are invited to watch the Cami Thompson and Friends perform "Christmas Caroles Come to Life" show on the main stage, next to the Saint Mary's Amphitheater. Outdoor seating and heater lamps will be provided for this 75-minute musical production.

Beginning at 4:15 p.m., the Reed High School Intermezzo Choir will be performing Christmas songs on the main stage.

Enjoy Arts/Crafts Booths, Food Vendors, Live Entertainment, all starting at Noon and ending at 5p.m.

The day's events conclude with the Tree Lighting Ceremony from 5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.  You will want to stay and see this 60 foot Douglas Fir from Garibaldi, Oregon light up the sky with Christmas lights.

The Sparks Hometowne Christmas Celebration is a great way to kick off your Holiday Season.  So come out and enjoy the season in Sparks, Nevada this Saturday, December 6, 2008. Be sure to dress in layers as it will be warm during the day by cools off quickly once the sun goes down!

For further information and details call 775-353-7856

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Authored by Terrie Leighton. December 2008. Terrie is a real estate agent with Ferrari-Lund Real Estate. The information in this post is believed to be accurate but is not guaranteed.

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Comment balloon 4 commentsTerrie Leighton • December 02 2008 06:23PM


Wow! What a great way to spend the afternoon.  I love a parade.   Have fun Terrie :)

Posted by Kara Casamassina, Boomers and beyond (International Property Management Group, LLC) about 10 years ago

Thanks Kara ~ This event always brings a lot if people out!  It should be a great day!

Posted by Terrie Leighton, Reno Real Estate Agent ~ Selling Homes in Reno (Ferrari-Lund Real Estate ) about 10 years ago

Hey Terrie, Sounds like a great time.  Will you be going?  I love the festivities of Christmas.  Take care and have fun!

Posted by Sandy Shores FL Realtor®, Melbourne Real Estate, Brevard County Real Estate, Florida's Space Coast (M & M Realty of Brevard Inc.) about 10 years ago

I am going! I usually try to make it each year. We go later and catch the end of the parade and stay for the tree lighting...that's the best part!!

Posted by Terrie Leighton, Reno Real Estate Agent ~ Selling Homes in Reno (Ferrari-Lund Real Estate ) about 10 years ago

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