[Posted on Dec 17, 2014 | 347 views]
Bayside Youth Ballet members Savannah Stillman, Addison Morgan, Katherine Murphy, Lannah Callis, Daniella Asnicar, Isabella Grabowski and Annabelle Morgan, from left, took a break from rehearsing for their upcoming performance, “The 12 Days of Christmas,” to take part in Saturday’s Mathews Christmas Parade. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Children from the Gwynn’s Island Church of the Nazarene got parade spectators thinking about the true meaning of Christmas on Saturday. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
The Court House Players won the best walking unit in Saturday’s Mathews Christmas Parade. Shown portraying a scene from Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” are, from left, Anita Minuth, Alex Milligan, Nick Smith and Bob Nardozzi, lying on bed. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Santa Claus had a special spot in Saturday’s Mathews Christmas Parade, as he sat on board the Mathews Maritime Foundation’s “Peggy “of New Point. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
John Hamilton with the Mathews Rocket Sauce robotics team is shown running the team’s robot along Saturday’s Mathews Christmas Parade route. The team won the best school entry in the parade. It will travel to Christopher Newport University in Newport News Jan. 3 for the annual kick-off of the first robotics competition, where team members will learn about the 2015 challenge and have six weeks to build a robot. The team is open to all eighth-12th graders and meets after school at the Mathews Boys & Girls Club. To join the team, call team leader Larry Brown at 725-5839. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Chesapeake Bank won the best commercial float in Saturday’s Mathews Christmas Parade. Shown, from left, are Chesapeake Bank employees Cathy Mise, Rachel Mitchem, Chelsea Goins and Stephanie Tiller. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Danna, Haley and Kara Greenfield together won the best animal category, riding their horses along Saturday’s Mathews Christmas Parade route. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Mathews Cub Scout Pack 124 hatted up for the occasion during the Mathews Christmas Parade Saturday. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
The Thomas Hunter Middle School band brass section stepped out smartly during the Mathews Christmas Parade Saturday. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
 
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