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North Meck holiday parade spots a hot item

DAVIDSON – It might be tough to ponder with summer thunderstorms rolling through and the school year just starting, but preparations are in progress – including registration for participants – for the 39th annual North Mecklenburg Holiday Parade. Coordinated by the Davidson Parks and Recreation Department, the parade will be held Saturday, Dec. 4, starting at 1 p.m. The application […]

Humbug! Denver parade, tree lighting canceled

DENVER – The traditional Christmas parade and tree-lighting events in Denver have been called off this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Organizers announced the cancellation in a Nov. 5 Facebook post, saying they “appreciate everyone’s past participation, support and interest” and “look forward to creating fantastic events next year.”  “It couldn’t have been an easy decision,” Facebook user Stephani […]

Video entries now accepted for North Meck Christmas Parade

Applications to be a part of the virtual 38th annual North Mecklenburg Holiday Parade are available at Due to COVID-19, this year’s parade will be virtual and viewable online at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5. Entries will be limited to the first 100 applicants. The deadline to submit videos is Friday, Nov. 6. To become a parade sponsor, contact […]

Mountain Island-east Gaston community calendar – December 2019

Ongoing Holidays at the Garden What: Delight in a stroll through the shimmering Mile of a Million Lights this holiday season. Along your journey, discover the colorful lights of the topiaries dancing to merry tunes, LED cherry trees glowing along Canal Garden, waves of color glittering in the Piedmont Prairie, enchanting model trains and fairy villages flourishing in the Orchid […]