TAMPICO – Several happenings are planned during Tampico’s annual Christmas in the Country Dec. 8.
■ An Ambulance soup supper will be from 4 to 7 p.m. at the fire station, 103 N. Main St. Chili, chicken noodle soup, hot dogs and beverages will be available for a donation. Proceeds will go toward the purchase of new mandated pagers.
New ambulance cookbooks will be sold, and children will be able to purchase gifts from Santa’s shop.
■ Breakfast with Santa will be from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the fire station. Donations will be accepted.
■ Santa’s arrival and royalty crowing is at 4 p.m. at the ambulance building. Free caboose rides will be available to see the Christmas lights. Kindergartners through students in fifth grade should sign up for the contest before Santa arrives.
The activities will run, weather permitting. For more information, call Joan at 815-622-8705.