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File photo | Echo Press Santa and Mrs. Claus were a big hit at last year's Christmas in the Fort at the Runestone Museum in Alexandria. The couple is planning a return visit this year to hear children's wish lists for the holidays.

Christmas will come to life in Alexandria Friday

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Ready or not, the Christmas season is starting in Alexandria this week.

Crews from Alexandria Light and Power and the city street department are putting up the Christmas decorations.


A ceremony to light them will take place Friday, November 26 as part of the "Christmas in the Fort" celebration at the Runestone Museum.

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