MENOMINEE — The Menominee Downtown Business Association (MDBA) in conjunction with KK Integrated Logistics, American Legion Family Legion, Auxiliary and Sons Post 146 will sponsor the ninth annual Menominee Downtown Holiday Open House and Parade. The schedule of events include:
¦ Downtown Parade and Tree Lighting: Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. This year’s parade will celebrate for all one should be thankful. Santa will then lead the way to the tree lighting immediately following the parade at the marina bandshell. There will be free horse drawn carriage rides from 7 to 9 p.m.; dancing and singing performances; giving of the first gift of Christmas; drawing for Grand Marshal of 2018’s parade; a canned food drive and free hot chocolate and cider.
¦ Holiday Shopping Open House: Nov. 17 to 19. Specials and treats in downtown stores and free carriage rides Nov. 18 and 19.
¦ The Old World Christmas Market: Nov. 17 from 5 to 8 p.m. and Nov. 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Inspired by traditional European holiday markets, the market will feature local and regional artisans and craftspeople offering handmade merchandise.