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Mercer Candy Cane event draws festive crowd


December 10, 2018

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

MERCER SCHOOL kids ride in a "Candy Cane Court" float in Mercer's Candy Cane Parade Saturday. The float won the prize in the nonprofit division.


MERCER - The first combined Candy Cane Christmas Celebration was a big success in Mercer Saturday.

In past years, the traditional Candy Cane Christmas parade was planned by a committee for a weekend separate from the annual Christmas party sponsored for area children by the Mercer Area Historical Society.

This year, Mercer chamber director Beth Wetzler said both groups created a combined committee to host the parade and party on the same day, making it convenient for families to enjoy all of the offerings in a single weekend.

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