Applications now available for Christmas Park and Deck the Halls


Individuals, 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, coordinators said. Opening night ceremonies and lighting of Mineral Spring Park will be held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, Nov. 30 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. 30. Applications are available by contacting Dianne Lollis at 847-5743. Deadline for applications is Tuesday, Nov. 26. Applications are available at Town Hall or on the Town of Williamston website.

Decorate a tree and Deck the Halls

Anyone interested in participating in the Deck the Halls event in Williamston’s Municipal Center is also asked to contact Debbie Chapman for an application or information at 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 through the holidays. Hours for viewing trees will be 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through New Year’s eve. Trees may be assembled until Friday, Nov. 29 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. except on Sat. Nov. 28 when the cutoff is 5 p.m. Deadline for applications is Monday, Nov. 18. Applications are available at Town Hall or on the Town of Williamston website.