It's all about Christmas Joy, Santa, Lights, and Community Celebrations! The SIFamilies calendar is full of activities. Here is a sampling of some of our favorite things going on this weekend.
Tis' the Season for Holiday Events
Candy Cane Hunt Sat.
Candy Cane Hunt (Paducah) Sat.
Holiday Open House Harrisburg Library Sat.
Christmas Around the World Parade Sat.
Tuba Christmas Sat.
Christmas Stroll Sun.
Community Labyrinth Walk Sun.
Meet Santa! | Carbondale West Fri.
Meet Santa! | Energy Fri.
Come Visit Santa at Jack and Josies Fri., Sat., Sun.
SIC Breakfast with Santa Sat.
Breakfast with Santa-Carterville Sat.
Santa Claus is Coming to Town Sat.
VFW Breakfast with Santa Sat.
Pictures with Santa at Rural King Carbondale Sat.
3rd Annual Christmas Stroll Harrison Bruce Historical Village Sun.
Parades and Holiday Light Displays
Tree Lighting Ceremony Fri.
Hometown Christmas & Tree Lighting: Nashville Fri.
2nd Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at Town Square Park- Murphysboro Fri.
Festival of Trees Mt. Vernon Sat., Sun.
Benton Festival of Lights, Sat.
Lights Fantastic Parade Sat.
Downtown Christmas Parade Mt. Vernon Sat.
For the Kids
Story Time at Metropolis Library Fri.
Children’s Winter Reading Challenge Harrisburg Sat.
Spanish Immersion Time Carbondale Sat.
Storytime: How to Catch a Snowman Sat.
Lego Club Sat.
For the Tweens and Teens
Project Next Generation: Code Club Fri., Sat., Sun.
Teen Games Sat.
Tween Movies Sat.
Beyond Uganda Santa 5K Fun Run-Noble Park Sat.
Enjoy the Show
SIC Theatre Presents: Narnia Fri., Sat., Sun.
Shawnee Hills Opry Christmas Special Sat.
Holiday Craft Fairs and Shopping
40th Annual SIU Holiday Craft Sale Fri., Sat.
Mt. Vernon 2018 Holiday Craft Fair Sat.
Need some more ideas- check out the full activity calendar at SIFamilies.org. And if you know of something not included in our listing, let us know!