Santa’s schedule announced

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 22, 1999

Santa Claus will take to the streets of Natchez Friday morning as part of the annual Natchez Children’s Christmas Tree Fund.

Santa will be escorted by Adams County Sheriff’s deputies. Here is the schedule for the day:

7:45 a.m.: Meet at Andrew’s Tavern, 325 Main St.

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8:15 a.m.: Pick up Santa, Larry Gardner, 2 Summerfield Place; Leave Main Street to Wall, left to State Street, right to John Quitman, right on Melrose-Montebello to Arrowhead, left to Summerfield

8:20 a.m.: Entourage begins – Approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes; reverse route onto Arrowhead and right to Melrose-Montebello Parkway and right to Seargent S. Prentiss Drive to Scales and right on U.S. 61 North to Morgantown Road. Left on Morgantown to

Mount Carmel Subdivision

Right into Mount Carmel, loop back to Morgantown Road, right to

Oakland Subdivision

Right and bear right on Oakland Loop back to Morgantown Road, right to

Brooklyn Subdivision

Left on Second Street to First Street to Brooklyn Dr., left to Magnolia, right to Brooklyn to

Brookfield Subdivision

Brookfield to Horseshoe, right and loop back to Brookfield, right to Morgantown Road, right to U.S. 61 North, right to D’Evereaux and left to Liberty Road on Seargent Prentiss. Right to Liberty Road, left to

Oakhurst Subdivision

Right on Old Pond to Oakhurst, left and make a loop at Old Pond Road, right to Liberty Road and left to

Etania Subdivision

Under overpass to Etania, right to Laurel Avenue, right to Peachtree, loop back to Etania, right to Liberty Road and right to

Westover Subdivision

Right on Margaret Lane and loop to lower side of Lindberg and left to Earhart, right to John Glenn (Turtle Lane and Byrd Court kids will have to meet at corner of Lindberg and Earhart due to Route). John Glenn to Eastbrook and

Eastbrook Subdivision

Eastbrook and left onto Holly Drive and loop back to Eastbrook, and left to Seargent S. Prentiss and left to U.S. 61 South and Jefferson Davis Boulevard and right to Lower Woodville Road and right to

Dunkerron Subdivision

Right on Briarwood to Tanglewood and Rollingwood and to Briarwood, left to Highland Boulevard and left to

Highland Subdivision

Pecanway and right to Woodville, cross boulevard to McGregor Way and left to Pecanway and right to Stahlman and right to Woodville, right back to boulevard and left on Highland Boulevard to U.S. 61 South, and right to

Elgin Plantation Subdivision

right to

9:30 a.m. Stop No. 1

Hosts – Johnny and Charlotte Byrne, 40 Dunbar Road (Elgin)

Invited guests only (approximately 30 minutes)

10 a.m. Travel from Elgin to U.S. 61 North to

The Trees Subdivision

Right on Live Oak to Pecanwood and right and loop back to Live Oak to Old Prentiss Highway and right on U.S. 61 South to Jefferson Davis Boulevard and right to

Fatherland Subdivision

Right on South Meadow to Forrest Drive and left to Temple and left to Jeff Davis and right to Espero and left to Shadow Lane and right to

Montebello Subdivision

Right on Crestwood, right to Edgewood and left to Maplewood and left on Oakwood to Crestwood and right to Westbrook and right to Sherwood and Boulevard and right to Eastwood again and left to Englewood, right on Kenwood to Brentwood and right to Eastwood again and left to Ridgewood and left on Westwood again to Sherwood Boulevard and right to Seargent S. Prentiss Drive and crossover Fatherland Road and travel top Melrose Montebello Boulevard to

10:30 a.m. Stop No. 2

Hosts – Clay and Angela Gibson, 91 Melrose-Montebello Parkway

Invited guests only (approximately 25 minutes)

10:55 a.m. Leave Melrose-Montebello Parkway to Melrose to

Roselawn Subdivision

Right on Roselawn and right on South Circle and loop to Roselawn and right to Miller and right to Itasca and left to Roselawn and right to Marquette and left on Itasco to Miller and right on Roselawn to Melrose and left to Ratcliff and right on Park Place to Auburn and right on Auburn to Winchester and left to Homochitto and right to

11:30 a.m. Braden School Auditorium – Children’s Christmas Tree. (Committed urges attendance.)

Leave approximately 12:15 p.m. Homochitto Street, left to Briel, left to Canal, left and through Natchez Convention and Visitor’s Center parking lot and cross John R. Junkin to

12:15 p.m. Ramada Inn Hilltop – Lunch and break.

Invited guests only.

1:15 p.m. Leave Ramada and right on John R. Junkin to Canal Street and left to State Street and left on Union to the Sunshine Shelter for Abused Children stopover. Then Union to Oak and left on Oak to the Oak Towers battered women’s shelter stop. Leave and turn right on Maple and right to Union and right to

1:15 p.m.: Stop at Natchez Children’s Home, 806 N. Union St.

Santa to entertain

2 p.m.: Depart Children’s Home to B Street, left to N Commerce to State Street, left to John Quitman to Melrose, right to Melrose-Montebello Parkway, cross by-pass to frontage road, and right to Plantation Road and left to

2 p.m. Stop

Hosts – Fred and Karen Callon, 104 Plantation Road.

Invited guests only.

2:30 p.m. Leave Plantation Road to Seargent S. Prentiss Drive and left on US 61 South to Elgin Plantation and

2:45 PM Stop

Hosts – Butch and Brenda Johnson, 99 Dunbar Road.

Final stop.

All depart from this location without escort.

Everyone’s safety is our concern.