SATURDAY CHRISTMAS CHEER

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Santa Claus led the crowd Friday night on Main Street in a countdown to the Stuart Christmas Tree Lighting. County elementary school students made the ornaments. (Photo by Linda Hylton)
Santa Claus led the crowd Friday night on Main Street in a countdown to the Stuart Christmas Tree Lighting. County elementary school students made the ornaments. (Photo by Linda Hylton)
The Patrick Christmas Parade Saturday featured all sorts of transportation. (Photo by Linda Hylton)
The Patrick Christmas Parade Saturday featured all sorts of transportation. (Photo by Linda Hylton)

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A long line of horses joined Saturday’s Patrick County Christmas Parade on Main Street in Stuart. (Photo by Linda Hylton)
A long line of horses joined Saturday’s Patrick County Christmas Parade on Main Street in Stuart. (Photo by Linda Hylton)

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Left, Joshua Scales (left), 5, (and Jayden Johankneckt, 4, both of Patrick Springs, wait to spring for candy at the Patrick County Christmas Parade Saturday on Main Street in Stuart. (Photo by Angela H. Hill) Above, Santa waves to the spectators. (Photo by Linda Hylton) Below, Brenda Ayers, widow of Henry Ayers, serves as grand marshal in her husband’s honor. The car was driven by Bruce Griffith. (Photo by Gary Plaster)
Left, Joshua Scales (left), 5, (and Jayden Johankneckt, 4, both of Patrick Springs, wait to spring for candy at the Patrick County Christmas Parade Saturday on Main Street in Stuart. (Photo by Angela H. Hill) Above, Santa waves to the spectators. (Photo by Linda Hylton) Below, Brenda Ayers, widow of Henry Ayers, serves as grand marshal in her husband’s honor. The car was driven by Bruce Griffith. (Photo by Gary Plaster)