Next stop: North Pole
Essex — People arrive Friday to take a ride on the North Pole Express at the Essex Steam Train station.
The train offers a live musical performance of "The Night Before Christmas," singalongs and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus.
For more information, visit essexsteamtrain.com.
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The parade runs along Colonel Ledyard Highway from Ledyard Center School to Ledyard High School.
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