Annual Ida Christmas festival to begin Dec. 6


The annual Christmas in Ida Festival is scheduled for Dec. 6 through Dec. 8.

Opening events include the unveiling of the Christmas Mall downtown and a high-speed lawn mower race by the Michigan Lawn Mower Racing Association. The next day there will be a craft show at Ida High School and Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, as well as a children’s lunch with Santa Claus.