Locals flocked to Liberty Hall on Monday to enjoy cookies, have their photos taken with Santa and admire the myriad of trees and wreaths that are part of the annual Festival of Trees.
People from various local groups, organizations and businesses were hard at work Sunday afternoon to get their holiday creations ready for the public to view at the Festival of Trees.
The young artists of Van Go opened their annual Adornment holiday art show and sale to a Lawrence crowd Saturday night.
Much to the relief of concerned Lawrencians, Santa Claus was rescued from a department store rooftop Friday following the kickoff celebration of the holiday season in downtown Lawrence.
Tweesna Rose Mills, from the Shoshone-Yakama-Umatilla Nations, spent weeks preparing for her performance, “Footsteps of Our Ancestors.” The hourlong show honored Indigenous culture, history and lineage.
Despite freezing temperatures, Lawrence community members gathered on Massachusetts Street to honor veterans in the annual parade, which made a return Saturday morning after a two-year hiatus.
More than 100 Lawrence community members participated in Día de los Muertos commemorations this year to honor those who have died in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to event organizers.
Hundreds of Lawrencians showed up in costumes to see Sammy Rae and The Friends play Monday night at the Granada.
Hundreds of children and adults flocked to the Prairie Park Nature Center’s Enchanted Forest Trail-or-Treat Sunday afternoon.
Around 160 people, all dressed in their best ‘70s attire, attended the Lawrence Public Library’s “Book of Love: A Very 70s Prom” Friday night at Venue 1235.
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