The whole family is welcome to this traditional free holiday event on Sunday, Dec. 7 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
The festivities begin at the Settlemier House at 5:30 p.m. for caroling and tree lighting.
Individuals will then parade to the Downtown Plaza by candlelight for entertainment, traditional caroling, hot chocolate and an appearance by Santa himself.
Downtown Plaza tree lighting to follow at approximately 6:30 p.m.
The event is sponsored by Long Bros. Building Supply.
Amelia Robles, the 2014 Fiesta Mexicana queen, is having a clothing drive for her senior project. Donations can be dropped off at City Hall, located at 270 Montgomery St. in Downtown Woodburn, during regular business hours. Donations will be accepted through Dec. 17.
Items needed: jackets, sweaters, coats, shirts, sweatshirts, tank tops, blouses, pants, shorts, capris, gloves, hats, scarves, mittens, dresses, skirts and slacks.
Please no socks, underwear, bras or shoes unless they are new with tags attached.
All donations will be given to foster kids throughout Marion County.
For more information, contact Amelia at firstname.lastname@example.org.