Salvation Army Plymouth Corps starts its Red Kettle Campaign while City of Plymouth lights boulevard trees in downtown Plymouth.
- HOLIDAY GUIDE
- John McKay
Saturday, November 10, 2012
The City of Plymouth turned on its lights Friday, while the Salvation Army Plymouth Corps kicked off its annual Red Kettle Campaign fundraiser at Kellogg Park in preparation for the holidays. The city flipped the switch on its boulevard trees, lit with amber-colored LED bulbs, for the holidays amidst Christmas carols and music from the Salvation Army band. The boulevard tree lighting event is now in its third year in downtown Plymouth, Mayor Daniel Dwyer said, and its giving-back spirit is "what Plymouth's all about." The sound of bells ringing at the Salvation Army's red kettles scattered throughout the park punctuated the event's musical ambience as donations began to flow in from area residents. Missed the Red Kettle Campaign kickoff? …
It's the Canton Leisure Services' 33rd Annual Tree Lighting and visit from Santa.
Canton Leisure Services' 33rd Annual Tree Lighting kicks off the township's holiday season with music, family friendly activities inside and out, refreshments, crafts for kids. Santa Claus will light the tree before heading to a comfy chair and chats with children. Canton first lit its "official tree" in 1978, so for many families the annual celebration has become a seasonal tradition. (Check out Canton Patch's 2010 photo gallery.) Come and enjoy the sights and sounds of the season, in addition to a variety of festive indoor and outdoor activities, including: seasonal entertainment, children's crafts, and delicious refreshments. This annual event will also include a visit from Santa Claus, who's coming to town for a special appearance. …