Word has been received from the North Pole that Santa Claus will be making his grand entrance to visit Pana on Saturday, November 26, via the Pana Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade. The Parade will assemble on the corner of Fifth and Locust Streets at 9:30 a.m. The parade will begin at 10:00 a.m. The route will followLocust Street northand end atFirst Street.
Individuals, organizations, businesses, Churches, and clubs are invited to participate with a Parade entry. Those entering the parade are reminded that candy may not be thrown from the vehicles and must be passed out by walkers. Prizes will be awarded to the best entries asFirst Placewill receive a $50.00 Pana Chamber Gift Certificate, second place a $30.00 Gift Certificate and third place a $20.00 gift Certificate. The theme of this year’s parade is “Happy Holidays”. Santa will be assisted by the Pana Lions Club.
After the Parade, Santa will greet kids of all ages at the Historic Roseland Theater where they will be treated to a “Free” movie. This year’s film will be "Prancer" rated G-starring Sam Elliot and Cloris Leachman. It is being presented by Bob Ridings Motors, Downs Motor, and Hubbartt Motors. Parents are invited to shop in the Pana Area Business while the Kids view the “Free” film. For more information contact the Pana Chamber at 562-4240.