2008-12-04 / Local & State

Christmas In The Village Sunday, Dec. 7

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Santa Claus will come to the town of Fort Loudon on a horsedrawn wagon at 6:00 p.m., Sunday, December 7, to light the town Christmas tree and usher in the holiday season during the fifth annual Christmas in the Village at the Fort Loudon Community Center. After the tree lighting, Santa will listen to Christmas wishes and hand out treats. Free horse wagon rides will also be available. Children will also be invited to make a craft. Sounds of the season will be provided by Joann Sloca on piano.

Cookies and other sweets will be offered along with coffee, punch and hot chocolate. All are welcome to attend.

The Fort Loudon Inn will be open for tours from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. At 5:00 p.m., Anna Rotz will speak about the history of the inn, including the underground railroad and Rose Vance.

Christmas in the Village is cosponsored by the Fort Loudon Historial Society and the Fort Loudon Ruritan Club.

More information may be obtained by calling 717-369-3473.

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