UPDATE: The Howe Christmas Parade has been rescheduled for Sat. Dec. 15 at 4:30 pm due to expected inclement weather.
Santa Claus is to be all over Howe on Saturday. There are many scheduled events throughout the town that is sure to keep the kids mesmerized by the old elf. It was just announced that Santa and Mrs. Claus will even stop and exit the parade in downtown to visit with children inside the Howe Chamber office.
Schedule of events:
8:00 am – Howe Fire Department’s Annual Breakfast with Santa will begin at 8 am and last through 11 am. There is no charge for breakfast, but the volunteer firemen are seeking donations. Santa will be present and IHOP is the official sponsor.
10:30 am – Santa will then head to the Howe Community Library with Christmas crafts and storytelling. Cookies and punch will be available. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
4:30 pm – Santa will be in the Howe Area Chamber of Commerce’s TOYLAND Downtown Christmas Parade (rescheduled for Sat. Dec. 15). The route will begin at the Howe Middle School and will eventually make its way to Highway 5 and head north to Davis Street where it will go by FBC Howe and then by the fire station and through downtown.