The City of Richmond will light their Mayor’s Christmas Tree and the town square on Thursday, December 5th, 2013. The events get started at 5:00 p.m. at the City Hall in Richmond. A variety of events are going to be taking place including a parade at 6:00 p.m.
“We have a pretty big parade lined up so far. I don’t have an exact number,” proclaimed Chamber Executive Director Natalie Lamar. “We’re expecting even more people to show up this year. We have had fantastic support for this event so far.”
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The evening will get started with several musical groups along with the school band and choir performing at 5:00 p.m. At 5:30 p.m. the Mayor will light the Christmas Tree. After the lighting of the Square and the Mayor’s tree everyone will move up to the square for the parade at 6:00 p.m. The Shriners will raffle off an Ipod and Kindle Fire. At 6:40 p.m. they will announce the Snow Queen and Princess, followed by the launch of the Salvation Army Kettle Campaign with Major Carroll. The night will wrap up with the Christmas Tree Extravaganza where the baskets, wreaths, and trees that have been displayed in the Chamber office will be auctioned off.