Happening now: Trees on Parade in Twin Lakes

tl-trees-2013-topNote: The Twin Lakes Chamber & Business Association Inc. has advertised this event on westofthei.com. — DH

Trees on Parade is under way in Twin Lakes this afternoon.

This year’s event sponsor is Allied Plastics, Inc. from Twin Lakes. The Twin Lakes Chamber and community appreciate their contribution and thanks them for helping to make this event possible.

Trees on Parade’s new location is at St John’s Hall at 701 N. Lake Ave, Twin Lakes. It will take place today until 5 p.m. Admission is $2 for Adults and $1 for children. There are 18 decorated Trees for the public to vote on and 20 vendors for everyone’s shopping pleasure. There is a Children’s Corner with a craft and free face painting sponsored by Mad Dan’s Restaurant. Santa will be in Santa’s Corner on Sat. 3-5 p.m., which is sponsored by Sunset Mechanical. The winners of the Children’s Coloring Contest sponsored by BMO Harris Bank will be announced at the event.

Trees on Parade closes at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday then the downtown Village Walk begins. Local businesses will be offering cookies, chestnuts, wassail and other treats plus a place to warm up. Keller Williams Realty is sponsoring two of the Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club’s famous Racing Sausages who along with the Grinch, sponsored by Wilmot Auto Service,¬†will race at 5:45 p.m. ¬†from the Fire Department to the tree lighting at the caboose. Santa will follow the race and arrive in time to help village President Howard Skinner light the Village Tree.

We will have photos of the evening events later. In the meantime, here are more photos of Trees on Parade:
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This tree was  sponsored by Peoples Bank (a westofthei.com advertiser) and decorated by Lakewood School.

This tree was sponsored by Peoples Bank (a westofthei.com advertiser) and decorated by Lakewood School.

This tree was sponsored by Bear Realty (Glenda and Butch Dupons of Bear Realty are westofthei.com sponsors).

This tree was sponsored by Bear Realty (Glenda and Butch Dupons of Bear Realty are westofthei.com sponsors).

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