This week we look at a few facts and data points about parades, toys and Santa's arrival.
About 2,230 people ran or walked in Carlisle Family YMCA Turkey Trot Thanksgiving morning, marking the return to an in-person event after going virtual in 2020.
Volunteers and craft people put down about 20 of the anticipated 200 blankets in the Veterans Memorial Courtyard to test logistics and spacing for the Dec. 21 event.
About 70 entries registered for the biggest event of the year for Carlisle Parks and Recreation.
The parade was called off for 2021 due to funding cuts at the Downtown Carlisle Association, which organizes the parade.
The parade will go west on East North Street to Hanover Street then make a left turn to go south on Hanover Street to Willow Street where the parade will disband.
Registration for the race is underway at carlislefamilyymca.org with a deadline this weekend. Prices increase after 11:45 p.m. Oct. 31 and some race registration options will no longer be offered.
The 10th anniversary event, sponsored by UPMC, starts at 6 p.m. Thursday. Proceeds from the race benefit the Employment Skills Center.
Sunday afternoon, on the 26th anniversary of the July 11, 1995 massacre, the Bosnian Islamic Cultural Center invited members of the Carlisle community to join them in a commemoration event that included a one-mile walk around the neighborhoods near Lindner Park.
Carlisle Chrysler Nationals opened Friday and continues from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and from 7 a.m. to noon Sunday.
The event begins at 5 p.m. at Lindner Park, 629 West Louther St., where members of the Bosniaks Islamic Cultural Center and the greater Carlisle community will speak
A news release announcing the cancellation said the pandemic has strained the resources of the organizations that collaborate for Jubilee Day, making it difficult to provide the support necessary for the event.