Churches, businesses and organizations in the area are invited to place a lighted display in Williamston’s Christmas Park this holiday season. There is no cost but an application must be filled out to reserve a space, coordinator Dianne Lollis said. Opening night ceremonies and lighting of Mineral Spring Park will be held on the Saturday before Thanksgiving, Nov. 23 at 6 p.m., at the Amphitheater Stage.
Displays should be made of sturdy materials with enough spotlights to make it visible at night. Participants are asked to have their displays finished and ready for the park opening on Saturday, Nov. 23. Applications are available by contacting Dianne Lollis at 847-5743.Deck the Halls – Anyone interested in participating in the Deck the Halls event in Williamston’s Municpal Center is also asked to contact Lollis for an application or information. The annual event, which has become a holiday tradition for the town, features beautifully decorated Christmas trees in the main hallways of the Municipal Center. It will be open to the public for viewing following the lighting of the park and during regular business hours through the holidays. Deadline for applications is Monday Nov. 18. Trees may be assembled until Saturday, Nov. 23 during the Municipal Center regular hours and on Sat. Nov. 23 until 3 p.m. Hours for viewing trees will be 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.