The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce is preparing for their “Old Fashioned Christmas in Perry” to be held Dec. 1st. There will be a bake sale at 9 followed by a craft fair, parade, remembrance tree ceremony, chili supper and live auction. Santa is scheduled to arrive by fire truck during the parade and will visit with all children following the parade. A lighting contest will be held Nov. 30th with the winner announced following the chili supper Sat. evening. For more information, call 573-565-3131 or visit the Perry Area Chamber website at www.perrymissouri.com.