It's here!

Kenora's giant Christmas tree has arrived at the corner of Second and Main. Residents took photos and video, as a flatbed trailer transported the tree through the city this morning.

A special tree-lighting ceremony is set for Friday evening. It includes indigenous drummers, as well as special security guards from Treaty Three Police Service.

Kenora's Santa Claus parade is set for Saturday, Nov. 25, while Santa visits Dryden the following Friday, Dec. 1 and Sioux Lookout on December 10.

(With thanks to Tracy Letkeman and Roger Horton for submitting photos)

For more information:

Giant tree lighting plans

Parades:

Kenora

Saturday November 25

Theme: Lake of the Woods Christmas

5:30 p.m.

Starts at: Curling Club to Park Street, Chipman, First St., Main St., Second St., to Park St.

 

Dryden

Friday December 1

Theme: A Canadian Christmas (celebrating Canada 150)

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Starts at: Moose Hall on Colonization (by overpass) to Van Horne, Queen, Earl, King St., Whyte to arena.

 

Sioux Lookout

Sunday December 10

Theme: Canada 150

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Starts at: Queen Elizabeth High School on Fair Street

Parade Route: Fair Street, Third Avenue, Front Street, north on Sixth Ave, ends at Freshmarket Foods.

 

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