WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — The weekend is here. WLFI has you covered with your News 18 This Morning Weekend Planner for 12/04 to 12/06.
'Tis the Season 3.1 | Ugly Sweater Walk & Run
For the next week, you can take part in the 'Tis the Season 3-point-1 Ugly Sweater Walk & Run.
The event has changed its format this year to adhere to COVID-19 guidelines.
Participants are encouraged to download the "It's Your Race" app and take part from wherever they're comfortable with.
There are also prizes for this year's walk and run including:
- Free goodies from local vendors.
- Participant awards for those who register.
- Prizes for the top three males and females who use the official app to track results.
- Prizes for finding the five MEM Ornaments downtown.
- Prizes for winners of the "Word Scramble Raffle."
Registration costs $35 before race day and $40 on the day of.
Online registration is available until Thursday, December 10. Click here to register for the event.
Santa Express Tour
Just as a reminder, the 2020 Christmas Parade has been canceled this year.
As News 18 previously reported, the City of Lafayette announced the parade would not be held due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Instead, Santa will travel through Lafayette neighborhoods on the Santa Express Tour on Sunday, December 6.
Starting at Noon, Old Saint Nick will head out from the LPD Training Center.
- Oakland Elementary School
- Miller Elementary School
- Romney Meadows Neighborhood
- Earhart Elementary School
- Wea Ridge Elementary School
- Edglea Elementary School
- Miami Elementary School
- Cambridge Estates Neighborhood
- YMCA Creasy Lane
- Briarwood Neighborhood
- Glen Acres Neighborhood
- Vinton Neighborhood
- Linnwood Neighborhood
- West Lafayette Elementary
Click here for a full list of stops and times.
USPS Mail Carriers will join in on the fun to collect wish lists and letters to Santa.
Active Weekend for Boilermaker Sports
Both the men's and women's basketball teams along with the football program will be at home this weekend.
Men's basketball will host Valparaiso Friday night at 7:00.
The football program will host Nebraska at noon on Saturday.
The women's basketball team will host Valporaso Sunday at 2:00 p.m.