[Posted on Dec 06, 2017 | 533 views]
Santa and Mrs. Claus rode a Gloucester Volunteer Fire and Rescue boat at the end of Saturday’s Christmas parade. Joining the North Pole couple was Alexander Swan, the son of GVFR firefighter Aaron Swan. Santa Claus said that Alexander was a good helper, pointing out groups of children along the parade route so that the Jolly Ol’ Elf could wave to them. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Matthew and Gloria Williams and children Paul Williams, Rowan Bevis and Josephine Williams, from left, enjoyed Saturday’s Gloucester Citizens’ Christmas and Holiday Parade. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Cub Scout Pack 175 Webelo Tristan Shermer is excited to encounter a friend along the parade route Saturday. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Camille Reyes, Josephine Williams, Emmalynn Enriquez, Madison Jewett, front row from left, and other members of the Botetourt Elementary School First Grade Chorus performed a number of traditional holiday songs before the Christmas tree lighting early Saturday evening in the Gloucester court circle. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Gloucester Sheriff Darrell Warren handed out candy during Saturday’s parade. Photo by Charlie Koenig
James Redmond is a frequent participant in Gloucester parades. Photo by Charlie Koenig
The Petsworth Elementary School Patriots took first place among school entries in this year’s parade. Photo by Charlie Koenig

{image_1} Beautiful weather draws a crowd

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