Tree Lighting Ceremony

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Mark your calendars for Saturday, December 7, 2019! It will be another great day in Newport as we kick off the holiday season with the Tree Lighting Ceremony from 5 pm to 6 pm. We invite you to partake in free refreshments beginning at 4:30 pm!

Performances of Christmas Classics

  • Innovation
  • Newport Elementary School Chorus

Readings and Greetings

  • Newport Mayor Mary Hetrick
  • Master of Ceremonies Glenn Holliman

The Tree!

  • Lighting of the tree by Santa Claus high above the square on the Newport Fire Company ladder truck

Refreshments Starting at 4:30 pm

  • Hot dogs courtesy of the Newport Lions Club
  • Cookies donated by area churches
  • Popcorn and hot chocolate courtesy of Newport Revitalization and Preservation Society

Children's Craft

Children are invited to make a festive headband!

Photo Opportunities

  • Santa and Mrs. Claus will be available for photos after the tree lighting
  • Grab your friends and family to pose behind our giant vintage postcard-inspired Newport photo frame!

PLEASE NOTE – in the event of rain/snow, this event will be held from 5 pm to 6 pm on Sunday, December 8th. The date change will be announced by 10 am on Saturday.

Thank you to everyone who participants in this event!

Questions? Send an e-mail to NRPS at nrps@pa.net.

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