Light the night
Come ooh and ahh to your heart's delight. Monday evening is the annual tradition of lighting the Christmas tree in Hagers-town's Public Square. Festivities start at 5 p.m. Santa arrives at 6 p.m. For more information, go to www.hagerstownmd.org and click on Tree Lighting.
Listen to the 'Sounds of Music'
Kick off your holiday season with the Dickens Day Holiday Parade at 7 p.m. Friday in Shippensburg, Pa. The parade begins on Fayette Street, advances toward King Street and ends at Prince Street. Children's groups and organizations from the area will be honored.
Christmas on parade
Keep the holiday momentum going with the annual Greencastle Christmas parade. The parade will begin at 9:21 a.m. at Lillian S. Besore Memorial Library, proceed down East Baltimore Street, make a left at the square onto South Carlisle Street and end at the American Legion Post. Watch for Santa Claus.
Looking for a one-of-a-kind gift for your one-of-a-kind loved one? For 27 years, Valley Craft Network's collection of artists and craftspeople have sponsored the annual Holiday Studio Tour. Seven artisans showcase and sell their work Saturday and Sunday in the Boonsboro area.