Holly, jolly parade rolls

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- A float carrying Santa Claus rolls under the pedestrian walkway by the Louisiana Art & Science Museum during the Cortana Kiwanis Club Christmas Parade on Saturday on River Road in downtown Baton Rouge

  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Santa Claus waves from his float during the Cortana Kiwanis Club Christmas Parade on Saturday on River Road in downtown Baton Rouge

  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- From left, Sophie Sumner, Isabella Sumner, Ka'Ashka Nelson, and Jalene Wells scream for beads during the Cortana Kiwanis Club Christmas Parade on Saturday on River Road in downtown Baton Rouge.

  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- A float rolls under the pedestrian walkway by the Louisiana Art & Science Museum during the Cortana Kiwanis Club Christmas Parade on Saturday on River Road in downtown Baton Rouge

  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- William Whited, of Capitol High School, dances during the battle of the bands before the Cortana Kiwanis Club Christmas Parade on Saturday on River Road in downtown Baton Rouge.

  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Aamyria Boudreaux screams as she catches a stuffed animal during the Cortana Kiwanis Club Christmas Parade on Saturday on River Road in downtown Baton Rouge

  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Ervin Garrison holds Royana LeBlanc on his shoulders to catch beads during the Cortana Kiwanis Club Christmas Parade on Saturday on River Road in downtown Baton Rouge

  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Jennifer Fabre holds Aiden Fabre as he tosses beads during the Cortana Kiwanis Club Christmas Parade on Saturday on River Road in downtown Baton Rouge

  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Santa Claus tosses beads and stuffed animals during the Cortana Kiwanis Club Christmas Parade on Saturday on River Road in downtown Baton Rouge

  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Kyle Smith holds Ramon Gomez as they cheer for beads during the Cortana Kiwanis Club Christmas Parade on Saturday on River Road in downtown Baton Rouge

  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- From left, Sophie Sumner, Isabella Sumner, Ka'Ashka Nelson, and Jalene Wells scream for beads during the Cortana Kiwanis Club Christmas Parade on Saturday on River Road in downtown Baton Rouge