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November 29, 2012

Area communities plan celebrations


Woodward, Okla. — SATURDAY, DEC. 8

Waynoka - Shoppers can take advantage of "tax-free" holiday bargains at Waynoka businesses throughout the day, leading up to the lighted Christmas parade at 6 p.m. The theme of the parade is "Light the Good Heart." No sales taxes will be charged at the merchants, and the parade may be entered right up to starting time on Main Street downtown. Out-of-town residents will be doing the judging, for which the top 3 places will divide $500 cash prizes. A by-donation meal to benefit the parade will be served at the Chamber of Commerce building at 5:30 p.m. Call (580) 824-4741 or (580) 824-1717 for the details.

Mooreland -  Santa appears again at  3 p.m. at Mooreland City Park with goodies for the kids.


Laverne - The holiday parade of homes will begin at 5:30 p.m. by meeting at the Laverne Chamber office before visiting 5 festive homes.  Tickets for the tour must be purchased in advance by contacting the Laverne Chamber at (580) 921-3612 to make a reservation before Dec. 8.  Proceeds from the tour will benefit Laverne Main Street development programs.


Shattuck - The annual Christmas parade will be held at 6 p.m. on Dec. 12 in downtown Shattuck.

The theme of this year's parade, which will feature lighted floats, will be "Parade of Trees."

Entry categories are floats, bicycles, golf carts, motorcycles, car riders and walkers, with over $400 in cash prizes being awarded for the top floats in each category.

Get an entry from and learn more about entry fees by contacting the Shattuck Chamber by going by 115 S. Main, or call (580) 938-2818 or (580) 331-7827. Entries are due back to the Shattuck Chamber of Commerce by Dec. 7.


Freedom - All activities will be held at Freedom Schools. From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., a silent auction will be held featuring homemade items such as woodcrafts and canned foods. At 2:45 p.m., the faithful will gather for a community church service. Around 3 p.m., Santa will appear to give candy treats and be available for photos with the youngsters. Call Freedom Chamber President Sherill Mier at (580) 327-7002 for more information.

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