Christmas Parade & Festival Dec. 5th, 7-2 p.m., Tree lighting Dec. 6

Image: Downtown Italy’s Christmas lights welcome holiday travelers — The 2nd Annual Italy Christmas Parade and Festival will be Saturday, December 5, 2009 along Main Street in downown Italy. The following day, Sunday, December 6, the Italy Ministerial Alliance will present a live nativity scene performance, services and the downtown tree lighting ceremony.

Downtown Italy’s Christmas lights welcome holiday travelers — The 2nd Annual Italy Christmas Parade and Festival will be Saturday, December 5, 2009 along Main Street in downown Italy. The following day, Sunday, December 6, the Italy Ministerial Alliance will present a live nativity scene performance, services and the downtown tree lighting ceremony. (Barry Byers)