>Wind and rain has postponed the annual event until Saturday, Dec. 15
Due to windy and rainy weather, the Christmas Lights Parade was canceled last Saturday, but has been rescheduled for Saturday, Dec. 15, according to Chamber Director Parrish VanWert.
With the theme of "Christmas in America," the parade will roll down Fifth Street in Madras at 6 p.m. Floats entering the parade should be lined up by 5:30 p.m., on E Street.
Everyone is invited to come and enjoy the sights and sounds of a Christmas in America.
To enter a float, pick up an application at the Madras Chamber of Commerce beforehand. Floats can also be entered the night of the parade, but will not be eligible for judging.
Awards will be presented for best: use of theme, use of lights, commercial float, and public service float. For more information call the chamber at 475-2350.