(Aurora, Ind.) – Santa Claus plans to make an appearance at Main Street Aurora’s seventh annual Miracle on Main Street this Saturday.
The celebration will be held on the streets of downtown Nov. 28, Dec. 4-5, 11-12, and 18-19.
Events this weekend will include a Victorian Christmas Exhibit at Hillforest Museum, 213 Fifth Street, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
A Dickens Village display put together by Dave and Judy Hizer and toy display by Ben Turner can be seen from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Aurora Lions Club Building on Main Street.
Santa Claus will arrive in town as part of the Lighted Christmas Parade at 6:00 followed by the lighting of the city tree at 6:30. This year’s tree has been donated by the Robert Laws family with Diane Schuck donating electricity for the decorative lights.
A community church service will begin at 7:00 at the Lions Club.
The route of the parade will begin at Second and Main then proceed to Third Street. From there it will weave onto Bridgeway Street and back onto Second Street before coming to an end at the intersection with Main.
The Aurora Police Department says there will be parking on one side of Second Street, which will be on the southwest side (right side as you travel down the Street). Second Street will be closed to traffic beginning at Bridgeway Street until the tree is lit.
Parade formation will be on Main Street between Second and Importing where there will be no parking from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Main Street will be closed to traffic from Third to Importing Street.
For a list of events at the other Miracle on Main Street gatherings in December go to http://www.aurora.in.us/pdf/2010schedule.pdf (PDF).