Lots to Do in the Area this Weekend
There is a full calendar of events this weekend in northeast Missouri and western Illinois.
The Hannibal Middle School Parent Teacher Student Organization hosts its first Paddle Party Quarter Auction Friday in the Middle School cafeteria. Doors open at 5:45 p.m., bidding starts at 6.
Union United Methodist Church at 11th and State in Quincy has their annual Walk of 10,000 cookies Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and 9 to noon Saturday. Friday will feature holiday displays, a craft area, carolers and a live nativity scene.
Santa arrives at the Durham Community Center in Durham, MO on a fire truck Saturday at 11 a.m. The event also features pictures with Santa from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., along with a Christmas store and bake sale and food from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Admiral Coontz Recreation Center in Hannibal hosts Tee Off for Tots Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m. When you bring a new unwrapped gift for Toys for Tots, you can play nine holes on a miniature golf course especially built for this event.
Epsilon Iota Beta Sigma Phi Sorority hosts its 33rd annual Christmas Bazaar Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Scotland County High School in Memphis, MO.
It's Cookies and Cocoa with Santa from 9 to noon and 1 to 4 at Pike County Health Department, Home Health and Hospice in Bowling Green. The event is free, and donations will be accepted for PCHD's Giving Tree.
The Hannibal Arts Council hosts its Holly Jolly Hands-On Holiday Workshop Saturday, with two sessions beginning at noon and 3 p.m.
Hannibal Regional Hospital Auxiliary's holiday house tour is Saturday from noon to 4 p.m., with four different homes to be featured.
"It's a Wonderful World of Disney" is the theme for Hannibal's annual Christmas parade, stepping off at 6:30 p.m. at 10th and Broadway. The parade is sponsored by the Hannibal Jaycees, Hannibal Parks and Recreation and Douglass Community Center.
And, the Eastern Missouri Cowboy Church hosts a Cowboy Country Christmas at 7 p.m. at the Bowling Green High School Auditorium. There will be music, refreshments, cocoa and coffee. Donations will be accepted for the Pike County Home and Hospice.