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Rivermarket moves to the Monroe Civic Center Saturday

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Due to the weather the RiverMarket will move to the Monroe Civic Center Arena. Hours will be from 10:00 am. Until 5:00 p.m. Vendors will be able to set up at 7:00 a.m. at the side entrances.

To kick off the Christmas season right, friends of Downtown RiverMarket have stuffed this Sat., Dec.7, full of family Christmas entertainment as part of Monroe and West Monroe Convention and Visitors Bureau Christmas on the River initiative.

Most festive, most creative and best celebrity dressed kids will take home a prize in the Kids Christmas Parade beginning at 10a.m. at the RiverMarket.

Santa will be on site from 11:30a.m. until 1p.m. taking your Christmas wish lists. So, kids, come tell Santa what you want for Christmas and check out his highly modified three-wheeled sleigh.

Pet Smart is giving away lots of freebies during the Christmas Pet Parade where most creatively dressed, most festively dressed and most unusually dressed pets will receive one of three grand prizes. The Pet Parade will take place from 1p.m. until 2p.m.

Register for the Kids Christmas Parade and Christmas Pet Parade by visiting the RiverMarket information table just under the arched entrance near the clock tower.

ALL PARADES AND CONTESTS will be held at the Civic Center.

Family entertainment includes live musical performances from 88.7 The Cross' Naomi Holder Jazz Band, the Carroll High School male choir, Bold Fierce Fire Christian rap group and Alan Brockman.

Celebrate this wonderful time of year by joining local community members downtown during Saturday's Christmas on the River event.




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