Flurry of Christmas activity in the Tri-City area
The Young Brothers of Praise perform a dance routine at Christmas By Candlelight Saturday night on Bernice Street in Morgan City. (The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)
Children ride on a Trackless Train from Bounce n’ Around Inflatables on Bernice Street during Christmas By Candlelight. (The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)
From left, Christian Johnson, 9; Toys for Tots Coordinator Bill Goessl; Mark Johnson, past master of St. John 11 Lodge in Morgan City; Jerome Guidry Jr., 11; and Jordan Guidry, 7, help distribute toys Saturday at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4222 in Morgan City. About 1,000 toys were given away in Morgan City and Franklin, Goessl said. (The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)
A band marches in the Patterson Christmas Parade Sunday. (The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)
—The Patterson Community Center will hold a free Christmas Gumbo luncheon for senior citizens at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Patterson Area Civic Center, 116 Cotten Rd. Call Sylvia at 985-395-4422 or Anita at 985-395-5205 for transportation. All senior citizens are invited.
—The annual Christmas Cantata will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday at Pharr Chapel United Methodist Church on Federal Avenue in Morgan City. Contact 985-384-7984 for more information.
Throughout the month of December, historic homes in the parish will be decorated for the Christmas holidays.
—The Grevemberg House in Franklin will be decorated in the Victorian Style Christmas. Displays will include a traditional Victorian Christmas tree and displays of traditional foods and fruits. Admission: $10 per person, $8 for seniors.
—Also, Oaklawn Manor, the residence of Louisiana’s former governor and wife, Mike and Alice Foster, will be elaborately adorned for Christmas with a different style tree in every room. Visitors can tour Oaklawn to view its Christmas décor through Jan. 6. Admission is $15 per person and $10 for students. Hours to tour these homes are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, with the exception of Oaklawn Manor, which is closed on Mondays.