Thanks to Veterans -- Chris Hale, left and Johnny Bivins of the De Queen Parks Department changed the sign at the Hwy. 70 West Sportsplex in honor of Veterans' Day Nov. 11, 2013
Christmas Parades are Dec. 7
De Queen, Horatio and Lockesburg will all be holding Christmas parades on Saturday, Dec. 7. The parade schedule is Horation, 11 a.m.; Lockesburg, 2 p.m. and De Queen, 6 p.m. There is no entry fee for the De Queen parade. Call 870-642-2446 by Dec. 1. to register. Parade entries must be lined up by 5:30 p.m.
"Story Book Christmas" is the theme for the De Queen parade. Chamber members, non-profits and churches can set up booths on the courthouse square starting at 4 p.m. Call Glenda at 870-584-6741 to reserve a space. There will be Christmas karaoke. Santa will be making an appearance at the end of the parade.
Santa House Schedule
Santa Claus will be holding visiting hours in downtown De Queen. Here is the 2013 schedule. Saturday, Dec. 7 -- After the parade and until 7:30 p.m,. Saturday, Dec. 14, 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19 -- 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20 -- 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21 -- 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 23 -- 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Christmas eve -- 10 a.m. to 12 noon