Parade, tree-lighting delight Sherwood residents


by: JON HOUSE - Children sing in front of Sherwood's Christmas tree on Saturday night.Despite a little rain, the Robin Hood Festival Association's Winter Festival came off without a hitch, highlighted by a parade, visits by Santa and the annual tree lighting.

by: DARCI VANDENHOEK/KAZURIIMAGES.COM - Children scramble for the candy thrown from floats during the annual Winter Festival parade held Saturday in Sherwood.The parade began at Sherwood Plaza, winding its way to the Old Town area. There, parade-followers enjoyed free hot dogs, cocoa and cookies before the tree lighting, held for the first time in the Cannery Square Plaza next to Sherwood City Hall.