The third annual Polo Christmas Festival took place Dec. 4. Events included shopping, a winter carnival, face painting, breakfast with Santa, horse and wagon rides and the lighting of a Christmas tree. The festival is sponsored by the Polo Chamber of Commerce.

Forreston celebrated Christmas in the Country Dec. 3-4 with a variety of events, including a lighted parade. The parade was new this year, as was the chicken and biscuit lunch sponsored by the local Lion's Club. Christmas in the Country is sponsored by the Forreston Area Business Association.