Glen Ellyn and Wheaton will kick off the holiday season with festivities in their towns Nov. 24.
The Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Holiday Walk from 6 to 8:30 p.m., while the Downtown Wheaton Association will hold a parade at 6 p.m. This year's Holiday Walk will feature a special appearance by the Snow Queen, featured in the ballet "The Nutcracker."
Her appearance is sponsored by the McAninch Arts Center at the College of DuPage. Von Heidecke Chicago Festival Ballet will present a production of "The Nutcracker" on Dec. 16 and 17 at McAninch Arts Center.