The annual WinterFest in Henderson starts this weekend. The holiday festival will feature several different activities for all ages.
The old-fashioned Christmas celebration is taking place at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water Street. There will be horse-drawn carriage rides, carolers, concerts and carousel rides. There will also be a craft bazaar, gingerbread house display and a festival of trees. Plus, a holiday festival would not be complete without a visit from Santa Claus. He will be there on both nights. The event is free. The WinterFest will end with the first ever Evening Light Parade Saturday.
The schedule of events for the weekend:
Friday, December 9
- Official tree lighting at 6 p.m.
- Henderson Symphony Orchestra at 7 p.m.
- Carriage rides, visit from Santa, pony rides and more from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday, December 10