Edwardsburg tree lighting Nov. 30Published 5:04pm Thursday, November 21, 2013
The holiday season in the uptown area of Edwardsburg will kickoff Nov. 30 with the annual arrival of Santa Claus and tree lighting.
The celebration will begin with a pancake breakfast at the Edwardsburg Fire Department beginning at 8 a.m. Admission will be a food item for the food pantry.
Santa and Mrs. Claus will be on hand to greet the children beginning at 9 a.m.
The Uptown Improvement Association will have the uptown area decorated for the season with window painting, while the Village of Edwardsburg will put up lights in Library Park and along the streets of Edwardsburg.
The improvement association will line the streets with luminaries and the Lioness Club will light the small trees in the flower barrels.
Holiday open house
The Edwardsburg Area Historical Museum will hold its annual holiday open house Nov. 30 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Santa Claus will arrive across the street from the museum at 5:30 to light the community Christmas tree provided by Carl Higley. Hot chocolate and cookies will be served at the tree lighting by the Edwardsburg Presbyterian Church.
Refreshments will also be served at the Knights of Columbus canteen trailer. A bonfire under the supervision of the Edwardsburg Fire Department will help keep spectators warm throughout the events.
Free gift card
Anyone who visits the Edwardsburg Area Historical Museum from now until Dec. 14 will be entered to win a free gift card.
Tickets for the drawing are also available at the Edwardsburg Area Chamber of Commerce, the Edwardsburg branch of the Cass District Library and any museum advisory board member.