The Wilmington Jaycees are making final preparations for their 49th annual Christmas Parade through downtown Wilmington. The parade will be held Saturday, November 24 at 3 p.m. This year’s Grand Marshal will be Oscar winner Luke Matheny. Matheny won the 2011 Academy Award for his short film “God of Love.” He is a 1993 graduate of Concord High School.
The parade which will feature marching bands, floats, and of course, Santa, starts at 5th and Market Streets and end at 11th Street.