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Originally published: 2012-11-19 20:30:52
Last modified: 2012-11-19 20:30:52

‘Holidays in the Park’ December 7

Banner Elk Chamber of Commerce along with the Town of Banner Elk will host a family-oriented holiday celebration kicking off with a parade of lights in downtown Banner Elk, then move to Tate-Evans Park in Banner Elk to feature the North Pole Express Train Ride, more than 800 luminaries, Christmas tree and ceremonial menorah-lighting, the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus as well as free refreshments and the Alpacas from Apple Hill Farm. The event begins at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7. Admission is free and open to the general public. Space is still available for residents, businesses and civic organizations that wish to participate in the parade. For more information, call (828) 963-2343.