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19th Annual City of West Columbia Christmas Tree Lighting

West Columbia, SC - The City of West Columbia is hosting the 19th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Friday, December 1, 2023, at 6:30 PM, at West Columbia City Hall, 200 N. 12th Street, West Columbia, SC. Area elementary school “What Christmas Means to Me” essay contest winners will be recognized and read the winning essays or poems. In addition to the writing contest, there is a student artwork contest. The winning artwork entry is featured on the cover of the event program. The top three entries are displayed on the Art on State wall in the Interactive Art Park, 425 Meeting Street.

The program will include Christmas carols, greetings, and the lighting of the West Columbia Christmas Tree.

Special Guests

Dow Welsh, Holland Avenue Baptist Church - Master of Ceremonies

Busbee Creative Arts Academy Chorus

Northside Middle School Chorus

East Point Academy Elementary Chorus

East Point Academy Panda Players

Special Readings from Mrs. Claus


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