Entries in Friday night’s Christmas Lighted Parade in Brownwood included one from the 3M Club, above, and the Brownwood Fire Department with trucks escorting Santa Claus, far right. Later, during the Christmas Under the Stars Festival, Karen, Mike and Austin Anderson sang carols in the Depot. The festival continues from 5 to 10 p.m. today.

Photos by Steve Nash,

Gene Deason and

Candace Cooksey Fulton