Lackawanna County lighting Courthouse Christmas tree with carols and hot chocolate on Nov. 29
From a press release:
The official lighting of the Lackawanna County Christmas tree will be held on Thursday, Nov. 29 at 6 p.m. at the flag plaza on North Washington Avenue on Courthouse Square in downtown Scranton.
The festive free event will offer refreshments, carols, and a lot of holiday fun.
According to the Lackawanna County Commissioners Patrick M. O’Malley, Jerry Notarianni, and Laureen A. Cummings, the ceremony will commence at 6 p.m. with Christmas carols sung by the Catholic Choral Society, followed by brief remarks by the commissioners and their family members.
At approximately 6:15 p.m., the county tree will be lit, adding to the glow of the holiday season in downtown Scranton. This year, the tree a 30-foot concolor (white fir) from Chambers Tree Farm in Carbondale.
The Scranton Chapter of UNICO National and La Festa Italiana of Lackawanna County are donating refreshments for the ceremony; their members will be serving hot chocolate and cookies.