The Braselton Celebrate the Holidays parade and festival will be celebrated on Nov. 17.
The theme for this year's events is "The Holidays are Going to the Dogs!" featuring parade grand marshal Double G Dogg of Winder, younger cousin to Hairy Dog, and special guests the Humane Society of Jackson County. The parade will also feature marching bands from Flowery Branch High School and Winder Barrow High School. All dogs, dog lovers and otherwise are invited to attend.
The parade will be held Saturday, November 17, at 10:30 a.m. The route will begin on Hwy. 53 at the Braselton Tech Center and continue past the Braselton Park on Harrison Street.
The festival will be located in the Braselton Park and will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will craft vendors, live entertainment from The Gobers and The Tams. There will also be a drug dog demonstration by the City of Winder Police Department, face painting, pony rides and Mrs. Claus.
At 2 p.m., Cookies with Santa will be held at the Community Room in the back of the Police & Municipal Court building. This is a ticketed event at $15 per child and tickets must be purchased in advance at the Braselton Town Hall. Space is limited to 30 children. Activities for children include face painting, crafts and refreshments along with a special meeting time and photo session with Santa Claus. A take away CD of the photos with Santa taken by Never the Rock is included in the ticket price.