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The Old-Fashion Christmas at Home event will return on Saturday with a host of activities and the annual parade in Gustine.

The Gustine Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the Old-Fashioned Christmas at Home on Saturday with a whole day and night of activities.

"It's an old-fashioned Christmas event that connects the community and brings out the holiday spirit," said Chamber Director Judy Gandy.

The day will start with a breakfast with Santa from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at GPS Hall. The breakfast is free and includes pancakes, sausages and eggs.

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. there will be a craft and vendor fair set up along 5th Street. There will be a wide arrange of items for sale, including homemade gifts, Christmas decorations, and projects from local artisans. There also will be horse rides throughout the day.

"There's something for everyone," Gandy said.

Santa's Workshop, where kids and families can create a variety of crafts, will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Pictures with Santa will be taken from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at 498 5th Street. One picture is given for free with the option to purchase additional photos at Pioneer Drug Store at 397 5th Street.

The Christmas tree lighting and entertainment will start at 6 p.m. at the intersection of 5th Street and 4th Avenue. There will be singing and dance routines performed by local academies.

The Old-Fashion Christmas at Home event culminates with a lighted parade through downtown Gustine. The parade starts immediately after the tree lighting ceremony and entertainment. The parade will proceed eastbound on 5th Avenue, turn left onto 5th Street, left onto First Street, left onto West Avenue and left onto 5th Street. The awards presentation will be at the Christmas tree.

"It's a great time that brings people in from all over the area," Gandy said.