The day was capped with a parade and the lighting of the town's Christmas tree in the center of the downtown triangle.
The 5th grade raised over $550.00, the 6th grade over $1,450.00, the 7th grade over $2,020.00, and the 8th grade over $830.00.
Santa will be present giving out gifts and listening to children's wishes. Refreshments will be served along with a raffle for a lovely handmade quilt.
The drive through event will operate the next three weekends, Friday-Sunday from 5-8 p.m. There is no charge but donations are welcome and will be distributed among the first responder departments and additional volunteer groups.
Check out Hometown Hardware's specials for the month of December.
The Conservative Coffee Club of Whiteside County is meeting at Harvest Bakery and More in Erie on Thursday mornings at 9:00 a.m.
The parade will begin at 6:30 and travel east to west on Main Street starting near 12th Ave and ending at 7th Ave. 19 entries are slated to take part in the parade.
The Prophetstown/Lyndon Food Pantry will be holding another special food distribution on Wednesday, December 1st from 4-6 PM at 215 Washington St. (Main Street) in Prophetstown.
The event is held in the Allure Apartments behind the skilled nursing facility and begins at 1:30.
The day will begin with several Main Street businesses holding extended hours and offering holiday specials to celebrate Small Business Saturday.