Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Wharton's Annual Holiday Parade

Wharton holds its annual Holiday Parade, hosted by the Wharton Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture, On Tuesday November 20th,The square will "officially" be lit at 7p.m. signally the start of the 32rd annual Holiday Parade. The event actually kicks off at 5:45p.m., with performances in front of the Plaza Theatre by the Wharton Junior High School Choir, the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Dancers and The Straigthway Group. The parade itself will start after the lighting of the square. It should be quite an event, with 50 entries signed up as of  Friday morning.

This year's theme is "A Nutcracker Christmas."

Shop Local

The windows of Wharton's downtown merchants will be shining this holiday season for Friday Night Lights.

No, this isn't about football. The name of the game is shopping.

Friday Night Lights on Monterey Square in downtown Wharton kicks off  Nov. 23rd  and will run every Friday with stores staying open late.

Shopper can check out the bargains from 5 to 8 p.m. through Dec. 21st.

There will be live music every Friday (excluding Nov. 23rd) and special activities on Nov. 30th.

Wharton Feast Of Sharing

The 26th Annual Thanksgiving Feast will be held on Thrusday November 22nd.in Wharton.All are invited to dine at the feast whether you come alone or bring the family.All meals are free to enjoy. In reality, the name doesn't matter. It's all about people making the effort to help others and spending time together on the day the nation has designated to give thanks.