CLEARLAKE, Calif. – Organizers already are at work, preparing for Clearlake's annual Christmas celebration.
The event, featuring the city's popular parade, begins at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6.
The parade leads from Redbud Park to Austin Park on Lakeshore Drive.
This year's theme is “Jingle Bells” and participants of all ages are being sought.
Trophies will be awarded to the top three entries.
Participants are prohibited from throwing candy and other treats into the crowd; however, walkers may hand items to spectators. Those taking part also must adhere to other safety precautions.
The parade will culminate with the annual tree lighting ceremony at Austin Park, where Santa and Mrs. Claus will be waiting to take pictures with all the children.
Photos will be available for purchase will all proceeds supporting area foster care programs.
Entry forms are available at Clearlake City Hall and Four Corners Building Supply.
There is no cost to participate.
For more information, contact Vicki Leonard at 707-994-5922.
Email Denise Rockenstein at [email protected] .