UPDATED: NO PARADE. Come Home For Christmas Saturday

There have been changes to the Come Home for Christmas Event Saturday on the square. The Parade has been cancelled due to weather and the Ice Skating has been moved indoors at the United Methodist Church from 4 to 8.

This year’s theme is “Frozen,” based on the popular Disney movies.

A small business bazaar will be open from 4 to 7 p.m. at the former Arts & Experience building along College Avenue, a Mouse House and train display will be at Creekside Community Coffee and Brew, and following the parade entertainment will be presented at the Greenville University SMART Center.

Santa Claus will greet children at his house set up on the northwest part of the square. Various groups will serve food and drinks. A window decorating contest for businesses is also part of the festivities.
The DeMoulin Museum will also be celebrating during Greenville’s annual Come Home for Christmas celebration with a focus on fun for children. In keeping with the event’s Frozen theme, the museum is welcoming Anna, Elsa, and Olaf, characters from the popular movie, from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Children may have their picture taken with the trio, free of charge. Parents are asked to bring their own cameras.

Children will also have the opportunity to decorate their own Christmas cookies from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. All materials will be provided for free. DeMoulin Museum volunteers will assist the children.

Free refreshments will be served throughout the evening. The museum, located at 205 S. Prairie Street in Greenville, will be open that night from 6 to 8 p.m. Along with the kids’ activities, the public is welcome to tour the museum.

For more information, call the DeMoulin Museum at (618) 664-4115 or visit their website at www.demoulinmuseum.org.

Again there will be no parade at this year’s come home for Christmas.

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