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City of West Columbia to have Tree Lighting this Friday to officially kick off Christmas Season

West Columbia, SC (11/30/2022) – The City of West Columbia is hosting its 18th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Friday, December 2, 2022, at 6:30 p.m, This will be held at the West Columbia City Hall located 200 N. 12th Street, in the city of West Columbia, SC.

During this event, area elementary schools “What Christmas Means to Me” essay contest winners will be recognized and will read their 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 located at 425 Meeting Street near its intersection with State Street.

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

Entertainment includes:

Dow Welsh, Holland Avenue Baptist Church - Master of Ceremonies

Northside Middle School Chorus

Busbee Creative Arts Academy Chorus

East Point Academy Panda Players

Special Readings from Mrs. Claus, North Poll, Planet Earth

Refreshments will be provided by: Brickhouse Gourmet Coffee & Tea and cookies.

For more information, follow this link to the event’s page: West Columbia Tree Lighting.


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