The cities of New London and Shawano both have Christmas parades scheduled for Friday evening, with special events taking place before both. Before New London’s parade, the city will hold the Reindeer Run where, where participants are encouraged to wear festive holiday gear. They say kids, strollers, and wagons are all welcome. The Reindeer run starts at 5:30 p.m.
Before the Shawano Parade strolls through main street, The Shawano Church on the Hill is holding the create Christmas memories at Angie’s Cafe. It use to be called the cookie walk. There will still be cookies and candy as well homemade Christmas specialty bread along with crafts and caroling. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 6p.m.