November 04, 2008

Christmas in Claiborne Parish

November 3rd-8th Claiborne Parish merchants want folks to shop local first. A Holiday Open House in Homer and Haynesville featuring great sales and a $250 shopping spree giveaway will be held Saturday, November 8th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. In addition to the open house, folks can get "A Taste of Homer" all you can eat for $10.00.

Claiborne Christmas Festival, Saturday, November 29th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Homer Square. Parade begins at 1 p.m. Enjoy games for kids, over 40 food and craft vendors, Christmas music, and a day of fun for the entire family.

The 3rd Annual "Hills of Homer" Christmas Run will be on November 29th with 10K and 5K Runs beginning at 8 a.m. in downtown Homer. Entry fee is $15 ($20 after November 16th). There will also be a 1 Mile Fun Walk/Run. Contact Wayne Hatfield at 318-927-2961 for more information.

If you have any questions about the Claiborne Christmas Festival or would like to participate in the Parade or as a vendor, contact City Hall at 318-927-1312.

Claiborne Parish Christmas Festival Cookbooks are available at several local merchants for $13.00 each. To reserve your copy, call 318-927-9009.

Merry Christmas Claiborne Parish from Louisiana Trekker!