Christmas spirit arrived in Yazoo City full force this week with the Christmas Parade and the Christmas lights shining bright around town.
The next two Saturdays will feature fun events in Yazoo City that the whole family can enjoy.
Christmas with the Characters is set for Saturday at the Triangle Cultural Center. There will be three opportunities with doors opening at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m.
Baptist Medical Yazoo is building on the success of last year’s event by adding additional characters including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Super Mario Brothers.
Favorite Disney characters featured at last year’s event are returning.
Santa Claus will also be making an appearance to hear the wishes of local children.
Tickets are $10 in advance and $12.50 at the door. Tickets are available at The Yazoo Herald office, Downtown Marketplace and Baptist Medical Center.
Carols at the Courthouse will be held Saturday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m.
The Yazoo Chamber of Commerce invites the public for Christmas carols, a reading of the Christmas story, hot chocolate and cider and cookies.
After the event participants are encouraged to walk down Main Street and enjoy the Christmas lights.