CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Some holiday traditions are sticking around during the coronavirus pandemic, like Concord’s Christmas Parade, with social distancing and mask-wearing encouraged.
The Saturday event also will be streaming live this year on thegranitechannel.com. It starts at 9:30 a.m.
Parade organizers said they have received at least 50 entries. Newcomers this year will be bag pipers from the NHSCOT New Hampshire Highland Games, the Eastern Ballet Institute, and the New Hampshire Society Sons of the American Revolution. Many traditional participants plan to attend.
Parade organizers have named their grand marshal — a Concord Police Department dog named Liberty. The yellow Labrador Retriever helps comfort victims and others who have experienced crisis or trauma.
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