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Santa texts: 'Confirmed for Greer USA tree lighting and breakfast.'

STAFF REPORTS
Published on Friday, December 5, 2014

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Santa and children share a special time together at the City of Greer's Breakfast with Santa at the Cannon Centre. GreerToday.com photographers will be there to record the event.
 

Julie McCombs

Santa and children share a special time together at the City of Greer's Breakfast with Santa at the Cannon Centre. GreerToday.com photographers will be there to record the event.

 

Santa Claus has texted GreerToday.com his confirmation for tonight’s Greer Christmas tree lighting and his appearance at breakfast Saturday morning (limited tickets here) at the Cannon Centre. 

Text from Santa: "Confirmed for Greer USA tree lighting and breakfast."

City Park is all dressed up for the Christmas tree lighting and festivities, merchants have decorated their storefront windows and their stores are fully stocked for the most wonderful time of the year.

The weather appears to be cooperating with no rain forecast for this evening and Sunday for the Greer Christmas parade. Santa’s sleigh has GPS capabilities to maneuver low clouds.

The GreerToday.com staff will be at all of the Greer Christmas activities. You are welcome to pose for our team of photographers.

This weekend’s schedule:

Friday

5 – 7:30 p.m. Greer City Park opens for Christmas in Greer. Craft stations, inflatable, choir singing at amphitheater, Santa arrives and tree lighting.

Crafts: Button Wreath Ornament Craft, Reindeer Food, Christmas Photo Booth, Paper Plate Wreaths/Ornaments, Color Station, Face Painting.

Entertainment: Greenville Jazz Ensemble will play from 6 p.m. - 7p.m. (amphitheater stage) and members of the Foothills Philharmonic will play from 6:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. (entrance to City Park).

• Downtown: Shaggin on Trade Street, pictures with Santa at old Bank of Greers, 116 Trade Street. Dance Visions performs at 200 Trade Street after tree lighting.

• Merchants extending hours: Maiale, 8:30 p.m., Smith & James, 8 p.m., Chelsea's 8 p.m. Shoppes on Trade 8 p.m. Southern Sisters, Cari's Creation, Greer Trading Post, Carolina Treasures.

 Saturday

• Breakfast with Santa at Cannon Centre. Limited free tickets available here until 3 p.m.

• Downtown: Merchants, boutiques, restaurants decorated and offering a sleigh full of gift ideas.

Sunday

2:30 p.m. “Spirit of Christmas” parade. Grand marshals are Al and Deb Peabody of the Peabody Foundation. Begins at Clock restaurant, W. Poinsett Street, turns on S. Main Street and ends at J. Harley Bonds Career Center.

 

 

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