The annual holiday tree lighting on the green.
The City of Milford's 2010 Festival of Lights and Tree Lighting will take place on Friday, November 26th at the Gazebo on the Milford Green. Pre-lighting festivities will take place with horse and buggy rides courtesy of The Milford Bank from 5:30 – 8:00 PM. Free hot chocolate will be served courtesy of the Devon Rotary Club from 5:30 – 8:00 PM in the Milford Bank parking lot, 33 Broad Street. DJ Sheila and The Milford Concert Band will fill the air with holiday selections beginning at 5:30 PM. Over 50,000 lights will light up the Green at approximately 6:30 PM. Santa Claus arrives brought to us by the Milford Professional Firefighters Association. Milford Chamber officials and Mayor Richetelli will be on hand to help with the lighting. Immediately following the tree lighting, Santa will be on hand to greet children. Photos with Santa provided courtesy of Milford Photo.
The Downtown Milford Business Association will provide luminaries to a festive downtown Milford. Come dine & shop. Enjoy carolers. Retail stores will remain open until 9:00 PM.
(info courtesy of Linda Worobel, Director of Communications & Programs, 878-0681, or firstname.lastname@example.org)