LENA — The Lena Hometown Vintage Christmas will be held in November and December.
The events are presented by the Lena Business and Professional Association. Community Giving and Teacher Classroom Needs trees will be available through Dec. 15 at Fluegel's Boutique & Embroidery, 146 W. Main St.
Letters to Santa may be submitted through Dec. 15 at Citizens State Bank, 102 W. Main St. Letters will be returned answered by Santa.
The Vintage Christmas event will be held Nov. 30. A lighted parade will begin at 6 p.m. downtown and will include the lighting of the downtown Christmas tree. Santa will be at Citizens State Bank after the parade. Events after the parade will include a cookie walk and chili supper at Lena United Methodist Church, 118 W. Mason St.; a family activity night at the Lena Public Library, 200 E. Main St.; free horse-drawn wagon rides downtown; a Lena business window display contest; luminaries n Mason & Oak streets; and Lena merchants open until 8:30 p.m.
A village home and yard decorating contest will be held Dec. 1-16. Ballots may be dropped in the Christmas Lights box at participating Lena banks.
A Sip and Shop holiday shopping walk will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 12 downtown with beverages and treats available at participating businesses. The Brew in the Holidays men’s shopping night will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 19 with beer samples from local breweries available at participating businesses.
For information: villageoflena.com.