- by Jeremy Burke
Waveland Civic Association Christmas Parade
The Waveland Civic Association will host a Christmas parade on Saturday, December 11. The parade is scheduled to roll at 5:30 pm, beginning at the Waveland Lighthouse, turning up Lafitte Drive to Central Avenue and left on Coleman Avenue, then disband at the Waveland Town Green.
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After the parade, the City of Waveland will host a gathering at the Waveland Town Green with hot chocolate, a visit from Santa, caroling, and plenty of joy to go around.
Waveland Grass Maintenance
In 2021, the City of Waveland struggled to keep up with cutting the right-of-ways and ditches in Waveland, thanks to higher than usual grass resulting from record amounts of rainfall during much of the year. Unfortunately, once the rain slowed down, several of the tractors tasked with cutting began to have mechanical issues.
The Mayor and Board of Alderman recognized that something needed to be done. Therefore, we decided to hire an outside company to do a one-time cut to all of Waveland, using its own equipment and workforce. The hope is that all right-of-ways will be cut before the start of 2022.
If this experiment of outsourcing grass cutting of right-of-ways is successful, I would like to explore permanently outsourcing this service.
Coleman Avenue Street Fair
On the Saturday before Christmas, you can finish up your holiday shopping on Coleman Avenue at the Coleman Avenue Street Fair. Saturday, December 18th is the date, and the sale will run 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Featuring several dozen vendors, you will be able to find something unique for anyone on your list.
C&R’s Bar and Grill on Coleman Avenue will be open to serve food during the event. We encourage you to support our local craft community! Visit the Coleman Avenue Street Fair for the most updated details about the events.
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