Christmas events scheduled for next week

– It'll begin to look a lot more like Christmas one week from Thanksgiving day.

Next Thursday, Dec. 2 the cities of Commerce and Greenville will conduct events to mark the approach of the holiday.

Commerce City officials will hold its annual Christmas Parade on the downtown square beginning at 7 p.m., while the City of Greenville is scheduled to present its annual Christmas tree lighting a half hour earlier, in front of the Police and Courts Building along Lee Street.

Greenville's downtown Christmas Parade will take place the next night, on Friday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m.