Advance parade; holiday events upcoming

Published 9:52 am Thursday, December 6, 2018

Advance will hold its annual Christmas Parade beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, traveling from the school on Cornatzer Road to NC 801 to Peoples Creek Road.

The parade is organized by the Advance Fire Department. Spectators are encouraged to arrive early to find parking before the road is closed.

Downtown Mocksville has holiday events planned for the next two weekends.

From 6-7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, members of the Piedmont Firefighters Pipes & Drums will be strolling through downtown playing Christmas tunes.

On Saturday, Dec. 8, hayrides through the town – with buildings and trees outlined in lights – will be from 6-8 p.m., starting and ending at 185 N. Main St.

On Friday, Dec. 14, come to the new park in downtown for the movie “Frosty Fun,” scheduled to be shown at 6 p.m.

On Saturday, Dec. 15, Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at 185 N. Main from 2-5 p.m. There will be reindeer for the children to pet, and a live nativity scene will be set up. From 6:30-7:30 p.m., members of the Davie Community Band will stroll through downtown playing Christmas music.