Nov 20, 2015 9:59 PM by Linda Watkins-Bennett
The Christmas Preview in Downtown Chico takes place Sunday, November 22nd from4-8 p.m.
It's the official kickoff in a tradition of Hometown Holiday Hospitality, where merchants debut their holiday offerings along with refreshments and entertainment.
The Downtown Chico Business Association says there will be plenty happening on the street as well, including Santa Claus from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at a new location, on Main Street between 3rd and 4th Streets. Santa Photos are available for purchase but no posing for personal photos will be permitted.
If you're traveling by bicycle, take advantage of a free bike valet. Greeters will roam the street armed with maps, buttons, and candy canes, and the Salvation Army will be serving up hot coffee and donuts.
On street performances will include the Children's Choir of Chico, Sounds of the Valley Women's Chorus, Gesundheit! Barbershop Quartet, Harmonia, CSU,Chico Band, Butte College Orchestra and the Butte College Choir.
There will also be entertainment inside downtown businesses.
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