Pests Might be Hiding on Your Christmas Tree

(Family Features) There could be more than just presents hiding beneath your Christmas tree this year. After all, “’tis the season for wintertime pest infestations.” This holiday season, be on the lookout for aphids, which are ant-sized insects that ... ( read original story ...)

Vancouver to light its 76-ft tall Christmas tree on Dec. 1

Back for its 11th year, the Vancouver Christmas Tree Lighting takes place Dec. 1 at the Vancouver Art Gallery (750 Hornby St.). Watch as four magnificent holiday trees come to life with bright, holiday cheer, including the city’s beloved 76-ft coniferous ... ( read original story ...)

Santa Claus is coming to town for annual parade

Winnipeg's annual Santa Claus Parade is set to take over the downtown next weekend, and yes, the big guy in red is once again making the trip to Winnipeg to make an appearance at the event. The Santa Claus Parade will hit Portage Avenue at 5 p.m. Nov. 18. ( read original story ...)

Santa Claus visits La Palmera to spread holiday cheer

Amadeo Barrientez IV is going to try something different for Santa this year. Unlike most kids his age, the 6-year-old plans to leave lemonade and hot chocolate for the man in red. "I am excited! I want Santa to bring me a phone," said Amadeo. And this is ... ( read original story ...)

Christmas tree demand high, extra rains help growers

RAYMOND, Miss. -- After two years of drought, Mississippi Christmas tree growers welcomed the extra rain in 2017. “In a few low-lying areas, excessive rain in May and June waterlogged the soil and killed some trees, but this was not widespread,” said ... ( read original story ...)

‘Christmas With Kory Caudill & Friends’ Out Today

Pianist Kory Caudill stirred the music world with his "Song For Appalachia" single and music video earlier this year, and he has announced the release of Christmas with Kory Caudill & Friends on Friday, November 10, 2017. The 11-song collection includes ... ( read original story ...)