The Christmas season is alive and well in Lake County and the surrounding area. Here are a few events happening to help celebrate the season.
•Samburg Christmas Tree Lighting, December 6 from 7-8 p.m. at Spicer Park: There will be Christmas music and refreshments, plus a chance to meet Mr. and Mrs. Claus.
•Pancakes with Santa at Signature Healthcare, Ridgely, December 7 from 8-10 a.m.: Breakfast plates will be $5 each.
•Santa’s Magic Christmas Parade-Tiptonville, December 9: The parade lineup is at 5 p.m. on Algee Street.
•Candy Cane Hunt at hosted by Reelfoot Lake Outdoor Classroom, December 12 from 10 a.m.-noon: The hunt begins at the Visitor’s Center and may be outside. There will also be a coloring contest and hot chocolate. The event is $2 per child.
•Santa’s Magic Christmas Parade-Ridgely, December 13: The lineup for the parade begins at 5:30 p.m. on Dillard Street. The parade begins at 7 p.m. Ridgely Rescue Squad will be selling chili and hot chocolate.
•ALFC Christmas Variety Show, December 15 at 10 a.m.: Abundant Life Fellowship Church in Ridgely will host this special event.
•Breakfast with Santa, December 21, 9-11 a.m.: Ridgely Rescue Squad will be hosting this event at the rescue squad building. There will be a $5 charge per plate.