HUNTERSVILLE – Huntersville Parks and Recreation Department will host “A Huntersville Christmas” in downtown Huntersville on Dec. 10 from 5 to 8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public and features a snow slide and pony rides and rock climbing for older kids. Santa will also be present to wish all a merry Christmas.

Visitors are asked to bring a canned food items to donate to Angels and  Sparrows Soup Kitchen in Huntersville, and toys for the Huntersville Police Department’s toy drive.