Happy Holiday Weekend

Santa and Mrs. Claus, above, greet the crowd during the Sweet Home Christmas Parade on Long Street Saturday, Dec. 3. The parade was one of several events that took place Friday through Sunday. Those included the annual tree lighting, held this year at the East Linn Museum, several bazaars and the Singing Christmas Tree. The Grand Sweepstakes award for parade entries went to the Sweet Home Rodeo Court, which was a carriage carrying the court.

First-place awards in the parade were as follows:

Drill team and marching units – SHHS Cheerleaders.

Courts and royalty – Sweet Home Rodeo Court.

Commercial Units – A&W.

Religious – Fir Lawn Lutheran Church.

Civic and Fraternal Organizations – Singing Christmas Tree.

Youth Groups – Cub Scouts Pack 362.

Other – KRKT.