Overcast
15°FOvercastFull Forecast
Shaw Media Auctions

Holiday lights and snow in Dixon

Published: Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 1:15 a.m. CST
Caption
(Alex T. Paschal/apaschal@saukvalley.com)
Torey Boos (left) and Devin Dusing load up the guns with ping pong balls to fire out to Dixon's Christmas walkers Friday evening.
Caption
(Alex T. Paschal/apaschal@saukvalley.com)
Sebastian Brodkowicz, 5, of Dixon, had the honor Friday evening of pushing the button to light the tree at KSB Hospital to start off the 2-day Christmas Walk in Dixon.

Thousands of revelers scramble for ping ping balls during Dixon Main Street's Great Snowball Drop on Friday evening. More than 3,000 of the "snowballs" were fired out to the crowd. They contained prizes ranging from a $500 shopping spree to gift certificates to Dixon businesses.

A pancake Breakfast with Santa will be from 8 to 10:30 a.m. today at the Lee County Senior Center and Post House Ballroom. You can take pictures with Santa there from 8 a.m. to noon. At 7 p.m. today, the Dixon Municipal Band has its annual holiday concert at the Historic Dixon Theatre, 114 S. Galena Ave.

National video



Reader Poll

Rock Falls is considering a ban on leaf burning. Should the city finally take that step?
Yes. Sterling and Dixon have had bans for years. It’s time for Rock Falls to impose a ban.
No. It would be too great a burden for homeowners to dispose of fallen leaves in other ways.
Not sure
No opinion