Holiday activities in November in Flandreau include the traditional holiday parade through downtown, a soup cook off and a craft mall.
The theme for this year’s parade at 6 p.m. Nov. 24 is “It’s a Small World,” celebrating the cultures in Flandreau.
Floats and entries may register up until the event with line up taking place behind the Moody County Courthouse facing west.
Awards will be given for use of theme, best business float and best youth float.
Nominations are being taken for parade marshal to [email protected] or 864-1515. She would like nominations by Nov. 8.
Before the parade, the Team of Angels will have a soup cook-off at Rescue Church beginning at 4:30 p.m.
Contact Marty Skroch at 553-0869 or Holist Sutton at 530-7064 to enter the contest. Cost will be $6 for sampling the soups, dessert and a beverage.
Santa’s Holiday Mall will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 17 at the William Janklow Community Center. The event will have more than 25 booths and lunch provided by John’s Place. Santa Claus also will be available for pictures from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Proceeds from the event will be donated to a nonprofit.
Organizations, businesses, families and individuals in the Moody County area are invited to participate in the Christmas Tree Festival. We are asking participants to decorate their Christmas tree in honor of a non-profit organization of their choice.
Setup times will be Monday, November 26th through Friday, November 30th from 8am to 4pm.
All trees must be artificial and not over six feet or under three feet. Electricity will be provided on a “first come” first serve basis.
To register call Marty Skroch, Commissioner Office at 573-4353, email [email protected] .