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Minonk 28th Annual Parade of Lights Dec. 3rd

Friday, November 11, 2011 - Posted 8:41:10 AM by Cathy McKay

The Minonk Business Association is again making plans for the 28thAnnual Parade of Lights. The parade will be Saturday, December 3rd, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. in downtown Minonk.

The festivities will again include fireworks and the parade followed by a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus at Pop's Sweet Shop.  Santa and Mrs. Claus will be handing out candy and visiting with all the children. The downtown area will be filled with shopping opportunities and open house events.

Many businesses, restaurants and bars will be open before and after the Parade.  Stop and Shop will be at 432 N Chestnut (between Petri's Pour House and Cutting Edge Hair Salon), Country Florist, Cunningham Candies and other businesses will have extended hours that evening.  Ron's Iron Wheel is sponsoring a bag's tournament after the parade, Minonk Lanes is having a Pre-Christmas Cookie Sale with proceeds going to Woodford County Santa's Helpers and "Music By Mara" at Petri's Pour House at 9:00.

Minonk IGA Foods & Grocery is having their Grand Opening and there will be a  Christmas Walk of Houses from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.  Tickets for the Christmas Walk are $10.00 and can be purchased from Julie Redenuis, Pop's Sweet Shop or Petri's Pour House.

To enter a float or if you have any questions please call Petri's Pour House at 309-432-2332 or email Nick at