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Christmas on the Coosa, Candyland, and More – Weekend Rundown (12/7)

Christmas on the Coosa and more are coming to the Central Alabama area this weekend - watch our video to learn more!

Christmas events are in full-swing as we head closer and closer to Christmas! And we've got just a few of those for you in this week's rundown - let's take a look!

* Please note that Christmas on the Coosa has been moved to next weekend after a rain cancellation.

Christmas on the Coosa Parade

Christmas on the Coosa festivities begin with a parade in Wetumpka on Saturday at 2:00 pm. The one-hour event will give everyone in the River Region another great opportunity to come together and enjoy some spectacular floats, food, and attractions.

* Christmas on the Coosa is the weekend editor’s choice this week!

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Christmas on the Coosa Wakeboard Show

But that’s not all! Christmas on the Coosa continues at 4:00 pm with the Wakeboard Show at 4:00 pm, just one hour after the parade concludes. If you’ve ever wanted to see Santa ski across the Coosa River, then you’re in luck! He’s the main attraction of this awesome event.

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'It's a Wonderful Life' at the Capri Theatre

Christmas classic It’s a Wonderful Life is headed to the Capri Theatre on Saturday and will remain there until Tuesday night. If you’ve never seen this one it’s a timeless treasure, and seeing it at the Capri? That’s a combination you can’t easily pass up!

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Christmas in Candyland

Maybe you remember the Candy Land board game from your youth? I mean, maybe you still play it, but that’s besides the point. You can come check out Andalusia’s real-life version of the world between Wednesdays and Sundays in December. This is indeed a great one for kids!

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And that's about it for this week! We hope you're having a swell time leading up to Christmas. If you'd like more fun and events, be sure to check us out on social media. But until next time, this has been Central Alabama Weekend!