Santa Claus coming to town by tractor

The holidays come to Winters, CA, on Saturday, Dec. 2: FFA Christmas tree sale, Winters Friends of the Library Family Holiday Festival, Lighted Tractor Parade, community Christmas tree lighting, visits with Santa at Rotary Park, and “The Wizard of Oz” at the Community Center.
Getting ready to celebrate the holidays are, from left, Emma Glaudel, Santa Claus, Jamison Channing Stevenson, Kenzie Cramer, Lillyana Shore and Derek Green, all ready to bundle up and claim their spot on Main Street for the Third Annual Lighted Tractor Parade on Saturday, Dec. 2. Photo by Carrie Green

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Santa Claus comes to town on Saturday, Dec. 2, aboard a tractor in the Third Annual Lighted Tractor Parade, which begins at 6:30 p.m. Beautifully decorated vintage and modern tractors, antique trucks and farm equipment will roll through downtown Main Street.

After the parade, the community Christmas tree lighting festivities begin 7:30 p.m. at Rotary Park. The Winters Tractor Parade and Tree Lighting Festivities are sponsored by the Winters Chamber of Commerce. (For more information about the parade or Christmas tree lighting, call the Chamber office, 530-795-2329.)

Other holiday festivities include the annual FFA Christmas Tree Sale, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 2 and 3, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the high school ag site on Niemann Street. This FFA fundraiser will feature Noble Fir trees, from four to six feet in height, as well as evergreen and burlap wreaths. Trees and wreaths will be available until they are sold out.

The annual Winters Friends of the Library Family Holiday Festival happens on Saturday, Dec. 2, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  down at the Community Center.

Live music is planned all day, as well as a Minds in Motion dance performance at 1 p.m.

Admission is free and tickets for activities will be sold at the door.

Wrapping up the day’s festivities is the Winters Theatre Company’s performance of “The Wizard of Oz” at the Community Center at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at the door: $12 general admission, $10 for seniors and $8 for 12 and under.

Lighted Tractor Parade, 2016. Photo by Debra DeAngelo






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