Westford Annual Tree Lighting Set for December 1; Santa Expected to Attend

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The Westford Annual Tree Lighting, hosted by the Westford Girl Scouts, will be held from 4 to 6 p.m., Dec. 1 on the Westford Common.

Activities include caroling led by the Westford Girl Scout Chorus and Santa arriving by fire truck. The lights will be turned on at about 4:30 p.m. by Mark Jarvis, who founded the event 31 years ago, and Kathy Lynch, Co-President of the Westford Garden Club. The Westford Garden Club purchases and operates the lights.

After Santa arrives, attendees can bring their cameras and head inside the Parish Center for the Arts, located across the Common at 10 Lincoln St., for pictures of children with Santa.

Girl Scouts will also be handing out candy canes and providing crafts.

Supporters and sponsors of this year’s event include the Westford Girl Scouts, the Westford Police Department, the Westford Fire Department, Westford Garden Club, Westford Parks and Recreation, the Town of Westford, Ellen Harde, Rick Posch, and Santa.

For more information about the event and for any weather-related cancellation information, visit tinyurl.com/GirlScoutsTreeLighting