Santa coming to Chelsea

By CHRISTINE BOATWRIGHT / Staff Writer

CHELSEA – Firefighters will escort Santa through Chelsea’s neighborhoods on Dec. 17 beginning at 1 p.m.

“Our crews like doing it because we like sharing the Christmas spirit,” Fire Chief Wayne Shirley said. “We see so much excitement everywhere we go.”

Here are the two routes, with street names and approximate arrival times.

South Pole route

Highway 69 and Highway 47 at church parking lot – 1 p.m.

Twelve Oaks in the cul-de-sac – 1:10 p.m.

Shelby Forest Road and Shelby Forest Trail – 1:30 p.m.

Shelby Forest Way and Shelby Forest Court – 1:45 p.m.

Woodbridge Trail and Woodbridge Drive – 2 p.m.

Cameron Drive and Cameron Circle -2:10 p.m.

Grand Vista Way and Alta Vista -2:20 p.m.

Matador and El Camino Real -2:30 p.m.

El Camino Real and Caballo Circle -2:40 p.m.

River Birch and Mimosa Circle -2:50 p.m.

Sunset Lake Drive and Sunset Lake Circle -3 p.m.

Sydney Place – 3:10 p.m.

Hodgens Road and Shady Branch Circle – 3:20 p.m.

Brynleigh Drive and Brynhurst Drive – 3:30 p.m.

BREAK – 3:40-4:10 p.m.

King’s Home Drive – 4:20 p.m.

Branch Drive and Brook Circle – 4:30 p.m.

Highway 338 and Charob Lake Trail – 4:45 p.m.

Chelsea Community Church (Highway 39) – 5:05 p.m.

Ashton Woods Drive and Woodcrest Circle – 5:10 p.m.

Hunter Hills Drive and Hunter Hills Circle – 5:20 p.m.

Windstone Lane – 5:30 p.m.

Flagstone Drive -5:40 p.m.

Crossbrook Drive and Crossbrook Circle – 5:50 p.m.

Emerald Lane and Emerald Park Drive – 6:05 p.m.

Lime Creek Lane and Lime Creek Way – 6:20 p.m.

Lime Creek Lane and Lime Creek Bend – 6:25 p.m.

Lime Creek Lane and Lime Creek Circle – 6:35 p.m.

 

North Pole route

Essex Drive and Cliff Road – 1 p.m.

Woodbury Drive and Forest Parks Road at entrance 1:10 p.m.

Woodbury Drive and Landale Drive – 1:25 p.m.

Forest Lakes Parkway and Forest Lakes Lane – 1:35 p.m.

Forest Lakes Lane and Forest Lakes Boulevard – 1:40 p.m.

Foothills Trace and Foothills Parkway – 1:55 p.m.

Chesser Plantation Lane and Scarlet Court – 2:10 p.m.

Chesser Plantation Lane and Chesser Circle – 2:20 p.m.

Signal Valley Trail and Skyridge – 2:30 p.m.

Polo Field Way and Polo Downs – 2:40 p.m.

Greenbriar Place in the cul-de-sac – 2:50 p.m.

BREAK – 3-3:30 p.m.

Parkmont Lane and Parkmont Way – 3:45 p.m.

Fairbank Lane. and Chelsea Park Bend – 3:55 p.m.

Chelsea Park Bend and Chelsea Park Ridge – 4:05 p.m.

Fairbank Way and Preston Lane – 4:15 p.m.

Chelsea Park Drive and Springfield Drive – 4:25 p.m.

Shorefront Lane and Shoreline Way – 4:40 p.m.

Kings Ranch, (Highway 109) – 4:55 p.m.

Chelsea Ridge Drive at Hwy. 49 – 5:05 p.m.

Tara Drive and Bonnie Blue Lane – 5:20 p.m.

Liberty Cove and Liberty Court – 5:35 p.m.

Liberty Ridge Road. and Country Cove – 5:45 p.m.

Little Creek Circle and Helms Drive – 5:55 p.m.

Pin Oak Drive and Sassafras Circle – 6:10 p.m.

Sweet Gum Dr. and Beech Circle – 6:20 p.m.

Twin Oaks Circle and Twin Oaks Way – 6:30 p.m.