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Jim Jurinek, of Crest Hill, decorates Christmas cookies with his daughter Ashley during Christmas in the Square Saturday, Nov. 30, in Lockport. Photos by Mary Compton/22nd Century Media.
Portraying the Grinch, Bill O’Connor tickles the ear of 3-month-old Blakely Stockman as mom, Nicole, holds her during Christmas in the Square.
Buddy the Elf speaks with Emily Johnson of Lockport during Lockport’s Christmas in the Square.
Lynn Randall, director of A Capella Project, practices Christmas songs with the choir at Gladys Fox Museum as part of Christmas in the Square. People also voted for the best Christmas tree located in the museum.
Penelope Streit, 10, of Lockport, tells Santa her wish list during Christmas in the Square Saturday, Nov. 30, in Lockport.
Tall man Dave Fleming, of Tinley Park, gives a high-five to Gavin Gayhart, of Crest Hill, during Lockport’s Christmas in the Square.
Mary Compton, Freelance Photographer
2:23 pm CST December 2, 2019

On Saturday, Nov. 30, Lockport held its annual event, Christmas in the Square, that inaugurated the holiday season. 

Mayor Steven Streit partook in the festivities with his wife, Wendy, and daughters, Penelope and Zoe.

“We love Christmas in the Square,” Streit said. “This is a fun, local event for families to see Santa and take part in shopping at small businesses.”