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Sunday, December 4. 3:30-8 p.m. Ashford Civic Plaza. Free and open to the public. For all ages. Enjoy an evening filled with holiday cheer and festivities! One again, the Hopewell Jaycees, Hopewell Recreation and Parks, the Beacon Theatre and the Hopewell Downtown Partnership have come together to truly Light Up the Night and get everyone in the Christmas spirit! PARADE The parade will begin at Cavalier Square shopping center, following 15th Avenue and City Point Road to downtown Hopewell, where it will end at the Ashford Civic Plaza. The parade with begin at 3:30 p.m. and end at approximately 5:30 p.m. Primary viewing locations are the Hopewell Community Center and Ashford Civic Plaza. Parade applications will be available at the Hopewell Community Center or at

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TREE LIGHTING The tree lighting ceremony will feature entertainment and will begin at approximately 6 p.m. or immediately following the parade. The tree lighting will be held at the Ashford Civid Plaza and will kick off a variety of activities throughout the downtown area - including horse and carriage rides! CONCERT AT THE BEACON THEATRE Local school groups will perform at the Beacon Theatre beginning at 6:30 p.m. Different groups will perform throughout the evening until 8 p.m. There will be a special area for children to meet Santa Claus. The shows are free and open to the public. Concessions will be available for purchase.

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