CHILLICOTHE — Chillicothe’s opening night of its annual Festival of Lights has been rescheduled to Wednesday, Nov. 25. The event was postponed due to rain on Saturday. Lights will come on at 5:30 p.m. at Simpson Park, which will be closed to traffic from 5 to 7 p.m. Kids are encouraged to bring their letters to Santa to place in the donation box.

Due to the pandemic, sleigh rides are being sidelined and Santa won’t make a personal appearance, but he will have a Christmas message for children in attendance, according to festival organizers. Santa will also lead in the countdown to the lighting the park.

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