Salado Christmas Stroll
Event on 2015-12-03 17:00:00
Get in the holiday spirit in picturesque historic Salado with a holiday parade, home tours, a live nativity scene and theatrical performances.
The two weekends of December 4-6 and December 11-13, 2015 are filled with entertainment, activities and Christmas shopping experiences for the whole family.
Festivities start with the annual Christmas Parade at 5 p.m. December 3. The Parade will begin on Royal St. and make its way up Main Street to the Salado Civic Center. Arrive early (4:30 p.m.) to get the best spots along the parade route. For entry forms to the parade, visit www.salado.com and have forms submitted before the deadline on the form.
The parade will have more than 40 entries and will include the SHS marching band, floats, walking groups, bicycle riders, vintage cars and organizations will be represented from all over Central Texas.
Later that night, the Salado Community Chorus will have its annual Christmas Concert at the First Baptist Church Worship Center on Main Street. The concert will feature traditional and contemporary Christmas carols beginning at 7:30 p.m. December 3.
Also following the parade, the Historical Society kick of their traditional Historical Homes Tour with a fundraising gala. For the first time, The Robertson Plantation will open their entire home to gala ticket-holders from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Each Friday and Saturday night during Stroll weekends, holiday carolers will serenade the late evening shoppers along Main Street. Many shops will host a variety of live entertainment at their shops all day and evening during the Stroll. For a complete listing of the entertainment available, visit www.salado.com or www.saladovillagevoice.com in the days leading up to the event.
Children will be enchanted with the live nativity scene, sponsored by the First Baptist Church, in the evenings on both weekends of the Stroll.
Beautifully decorated historic and contemporary homes open their doors to visitors during Christmas Stroll. The Salado Historical Society Homes Tour will be throughout the Village. Friday December 4 from 5 to 8 p.m., Saturday December 5 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday December 6 from 1 to 4 p.m. Early bird tickets, purchased before November 26, are per person. Tickets are after the early bird deadline and children age eleven and under are free, but no baby strollers in the homes. Tickets can be purchased at the Salado Visitors Center (831 N. Main Street) or at each stop on the days of the events. For more information about the Homes Tour and which homes will be featured, visit www.salado.com.
Tablerock Amphitheater’s live performance of Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol” will take place on December 4-5 and December 11-12. The Goodnight Amphitheater is located on Royal Street and the curtains will open at 7 p.m.
For the latest schedule of entertainment, strolling carolers and other events occurring, visit www.salado.com or the Salado newspaper website www.saladovillagevoice.com.
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