by: Scott McCaulley

Several Christmas Parades are scheduled for the weekend around the Lakes Region.

Among the parades scheduled for the weekend is the Eureka Springs Christmas Parade of Lights with the theme this year being “A Gingerbread Christmas.” The Parade begins at 6:00 tonight along Spring Street.

On Saturday, the Annual Kimberling City Hometown Holiday Parade presented by the Lions Club will start at 10:00 am with this year’s theme being “Christmas Stories.”
The Parade will line-up at the Kimberling Area Library and go to the Port of Kimberling.

“Christmas in July” is the theme of this year’s Berryville Christmas Parade which will begin at 6:00 Saturday Evening on the Square.

The Branson Adoration Parade will step-off for the 71st time on Sunday and will begin with the Opening Ceremonies at 5:00 followred by the lighting of the Adoration Scene on Mount Branson at 5:30 with the Parade to follow running from Long Street onto Branson Landing Blvd. north before turning back to the south on Commercial Street and eventually back to Long Street at the Branson Convention Center Parking Lot.