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The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park and the Town of White Springs will kick off the holiday season with their Annual Festival of Lights on Friday, Dec. 2.
Events begin at 6 p.m. when The Town of White Springs’ Festival of Lights Parade travels down Main Street and continues through the gates of Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park. Everyone attending is invited to a free hot dog supper with cookies in the park by the Town of White Springs Special Event’s Committee. Entrance fees are waived for this Grand Opening kickoff event, but a donation of at least one new, unwrapped toy is requested per vehicle. Toys donated during the Grand Opening are used to help local families in need.
On Saturday, Dec. 10, a children’s ornament-making workshop will be held from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the State of Florida’s Nature and Heritage Tourism Center. A special one-day-only sale, door prizes, craft demonstrations and children’s projects will also be available at the park’s Craft Square and Gift Shop.
Named a Top 20 Event in the southeastern United States, the Festival of Lights, features more than four million lights displayed throughout the park, Dec. 2, 2011 through Jan. 1, 2012. Unique holiday light displays include majestic oak trees decorated with thousands of lights, an antebellum Museum dressed in full holiday splendor, a gingerbread village, a candy cane forest, Santa’s runway, Winter wonderland and much more. The park’s centerpiece is the 200 foot tall Carillon Tower, which illuminates the night sky as holiday music rings from its bells.
Entrance to the Festival of Lights event Dec. 3 through Jan. 1, 2012 will be $2 per person. The Festival of Lights is sponsored by the Stephen Foster Citizens Support Organization, the Town of White Springs and its special events committee, and made possible by the generous support of numerous local individuals and businesses.
For more information, visit www.FloridaStateParks.org/StephenFoster.
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