Lackawanna County will light Courthouse tree in Scranton on Dec. 4 with carols and refreshments
From a press release:
The official lighting of the Lackawanna County Christmas tree will be held on Friday, Dec. 4 at 6 p.m. at the flag plaza in front of the County Courthouse on North Washington Avenue in downtown Scranton.
The festive event will offer refreshments, carols, and a lot of holiday fun.
According to the Lackawanna County Commissioners Jim Wansacz, Patrick M. O’Malley, and Edward G. Staback, the ceremony will commence at 6 p.m. with Christmas carols sung by the Catholic Choral Society, followed by brief remarks by Dr. Maria Wansacz, Angie Staback, and Christine O’Malley, wives of Commissioners Wansacz, Staback, and O’Malley, respectively.
At approximately 6:15 p.m., the county tree will be lit, adding to the glow of the holiday season.
The Scranton Chapter of UNICO National and La Festa Italiana of Lackawanna County are donating the refreshments for the ceremony, and their members will be serving the coffee, hot chocolate, and cookies.