Once the Thanksgiving wreaths get put away and all the turkey leftovers are put away, the Christmas season is officially here. Break out those stockings, pick out your candy canes and get ready to celebrate Christmas Madison County style! Light Up Madison is coming on Saturday, Dec. 5, with the festivities beginning at 4:30 p.m. and lasting until 8 p.m. At 6 p.m., there will be a jolly parade held. Parade entries include Lights... Lights... Lights and drive it, pull it, push it. Floats, cars and trailers are acceptable for the parade. There will be a contest held for the Best Overall and Most Creative float, and the winner will receive a prize. Anyone interested in entering the parade may contact Deena Hames at (850) 869-0895 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Parade applications are due by Friday, Nov. 27.