For the first time in decades, the City of Elkins will have a Christmas Parade. The Christmas on the River celebration is currently scheduled for 6pm, Saturday, December 9. Following the parade, there will be a lighting of the Christmas tree in the park along with a visit from Mr. and Mrs. Clause,and a photo opportunity with them. There will also be a bonfire courtesy of the Elkins Volunteer Fire Department. Country Xpress will also be playing. Contact the City of Elkins to learn more about the festivities and sponsorship opportunities.
The City of Goshen will host its inaugural Community Christmas Tree Lighting 6pm-8pm, Saturday, Dec. 2, at the Goshen Community Center. The tree lighting will be followed by refreshments inside the community center.