NEWS

Santa visiting Grosse Tete Christmas event Saturday

Staff reports

Santa Claus is scheduled to boat into Christmas on the Bayou at Grosse Tete this Saturday (Dec. 3).

Christmas on the Bayou is set for noon through fireworks at dark at the Iberville Parish Tourist Center at Bayou Grosse Tete and I-10. Santa will arrive around 3 p.m. Santa also will attend the Plaquemine Christmas Festival later Saturday.

The event will feature face painting, balloons and other free entertainment for children, as well as gospel singing, food and craft vendors and a rubber duck race down the bayou to benefit the Susan B. Komen Cancer Foundation.

Rubber ducks are available at $5 a duck from Jeannie David of Grosse Tete, who can be reached at (225) 648-2977.

Iberville vendors who would like to participate can call David to sign up.