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A mini version of the Hispanic “posadas” Christmas tradition is coming to Ruston. The celebration, which centers around food, fun and family, will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in Railroad Park. The free event is open to the public and sponsored by Ruston’s Tabernaculo Cristiana Restauracion church. “We would just like to bring back the family together,” Armando Ayala, the church’s pastor, said. The festival will include traditional music, children’s activities and piñatas, Ayala said. Posadas is a pre-Christmas celebration revolving around hospitality. It commemorates the Biblical...

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