LOGAN, W.Va. — As Logan County prepares to celebrate the holidays, a raft of Christmas events are filling the calendars for local municipalities.
The Town of Chapmanville will stage their annual Christmas parade at 4 p.m. December 3.
Lineup for the event will begin at 3 p.m. at East Chapmanville Grade School.
Due to concerns surrounding the safety of the children who attend the parade, Chapmanville mayor Raamie Barker has requested candy be handed out rather than be thrown from floats.
The City of Logan will put on its Christmas parade at 7 p.m. December 6.
Following the parade, a screening of “The Grinch That Stole Christmas!” will take place at Santa Land across from the Hot Cup Coffee Shop on Stratton Street in downtown Logan.
In the event of bad weather, the screening of the film will be moved to the Coalfield Jamboree on Main Street.
The Logan County Chamber of Commerce (LCCC) will host The Wonder of Christmas walking and driving tour of Logan December 8.
The tour will focus on the history of Logan’s churches.
For more information about the Wonder of Christmas tour call the LCCC at 304-752-1324.
On December 15, the Logan Fire Department will be collecting donations at Christmas in the Park at Chief Logan State Park.
The Town of Man will also host their Christmas Parade at 6 p.m. December 15. For more information or to sign up for the parade, contact Terri Schoolcraft at 304-583-2200 or Lisa Chapman at 304-583-6743.
The “Man in Red” himself will be on hand for a number of events in the City of Logan.
Mr. Kringle will be leading an event for Team Santa at the Santa Land lot December 17. Children will receive a free gift from Santa.
Santa will also be present a the Coalfield Jamboree December 17 for a screening of “The Polar Express.”
Four Seasons Country Store will host breakfast with Santa December 17 and 18.
Owen Wells is a reporter for Civitas Media. He can be reached at 304-752-6950 ext. 1729 or by email at [email protected]