January 1970 – December 2013
Andover Lake Park. Stroll on walkways marked by luminaries or ride in a horse-drawn wagon. Join a soup supper, visit Santa and take part in a Christmas tree silent auction. Refreshments and kids crafts at the American Legion Building from 5-7 p.m. Visit candle-lit Jenny Lind Chapel and hear live Christmas music from 6-8 p.m. 309-476-8228.
Glazebrook Park, Godfrey. Visit beautiful Glazebrook Park lit up with twinkling lights to celebrate the holiday season. Everyone is invited to attend this free old-fashioned festival complete with carolers, hot cocoa, horse-drawn carriage rides and pictures with Santa. Bundle up since it may be chilly! All ages are welcome. In honor of the giving season, please bring a nonperishable food item for donation to the Crisis Food Center. 618-466-1483.
Downtown Cobden. Spend the day enjoying fresh-roasted nuts while listening to strolling Victorian carolers and madrigal players or take an old-fashioned horse-drawn surrey or wagon ride around the village and visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Feed Store where handcrafted wreaths and gingerbread houses will be on display. 618-833-9928 or www.southernmostillinois.com.