Area residents should mark their calendars for two upcoming Christmas parades. The Noxapater Christmas Parade will be Friday, December 2 at 6 p.m. The theme for this year is “Make It Glow With The Magic Of Christmas.” Santa and Mrs. Claus will be in the parade and in The Alley afterward for photos. Persons should contact Randee Kennedy with any questions about entries for the Noxapater parade at (662) 588-2928. The Louisville Christmas Parade will be Monday, December 5 at 5:30 p.m. This year’s theme is “Yuletide of Yesteryear: Christmas Through The Decades.” The parade route will begin at the Louisville Coliseum on Ivy Avenue and end at Fair Elementary School on Columbus Avenue. Persons should contact the Louisville/Winston County Chamber of Commerce office by Thursday, December 1 for entries or call Amy Hillyer, executive director, at (662) 773- 8719 with questions.