WATKINS GLEN--The village of Watkins Glen will host the 26th annual Village Christmas holiday gathering, Friday, Dec. 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. The evening will have many holiday favorites including the parade and time to visit with Santa. Christmas music will be played throughout the night. The Watkins Glen elementary school chorus will perform at the stage by Maguire Motors beginning at 5 p.m. There will also be cookie decorating at the Glen Mountain Market from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The Visions of Dr. Seuss Parade will begin at 6:30 p.m. and feature Santa along with many floats that highlight the Dr. Seuss theme. Santa and Mrs. Claus will then make their way to Famous Brands after the parade to greet children. Santa's reindeer will be on display throughout the holiday celebration at the Community Bank. The evening will conclude with fireworks at 7:30 p.m. by the Seneca harbor park. There is free admission for the event and updates can be seen on the Village Christmas Facebook page, www.facebook.com/WatkinsGlenVillageChristmas.