In Christmas news: two beloved Charles City events have already been cancelled for this upcoming holiday season.
The first is the Annual Holiday Lighted Parade planned for December 4th has been cancelled in response to Governor Kim Reynolds’ recent proclamation to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Businesses and non-profits are being encouraged instead to participate in the December Nights & Dazzling Lights holiday driving tour organized by the Charles City Chamber.
This will run December 4-31 and is intended simply to have fun and raise everyone’s spirits. Any home, business or group is welcome to participate in the December Nights & Dazzling Lights.
(If you or your group is interested in participating with a December Nights & Dazzling Lights display, please contact Joanna at (641) 228-2335 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.)
And the second cancelled Charles City Christmas event is Santa Paws where animals normally get to take pictures with Santa Claus at Otto’s Oasis.