Rushville Republican

November 17, 2012

Santa arrives

Melissa Conrad
Rushville Republican

RUSHVILLE — Santa arrived in a parade of lights Friday night to Rushville with crowds lining streets, filling stores and wide-eyed little ones eager to tell Santa what's on their wish lists. Children are invited to come to Santa’s House in Willkie Park in the 200 block of North Main Street, Rushville. Santa’s House hours will be:



Nov. 17 - Noon to 2 p.m.



Nov. 18 - 1 to 3 p.m.



Nov. 23 - 4 to 6 p.m.



Nov. 24 - 10 a.m. to Noon



Nov. 25 - 4 to 5 p.m.



Nov. 30 - 5 to 7 p.m.



Dec. 2 - 1 to 3 p.m.



Dec. 7 - 5 to 7 p.m.



Dec. 8 - 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.



Dec. 9 - 3 to 4 p.m.



Dec. 15 - Noon to 1 p.m.



Dec. 16 - 3 to 4 p.m.



Dec. 22 - Noon to 2 p.m.

Rushville residents joined heartily in the celebration of Santa's arrival and the music of the Rush County School's Jazz Combo filled the air. From face painting and cookie decorating, to stores and vendors galore, fire pits, cotton candy, old movies and more welcomed the community to this annual celebration growing by leaps and bounds. Many residents got a head start on shopping lists with downtown merchants showing how much can really be found right here in the heart of Rushville. Watch for more photos on our website.

- Rushville Republican