Thursday, December 5 will officially kick off the Christmas holidays in Jefferson with the annual Christmas Tree Lighting held in the Thomas Jefferson Gardens. Several organizations have been coordinating this special event to enhance the evening even further.
5:00-6:00 pm Holiday stories at the Jefferson Public Library read by Friends of the Library
5:15 – 5:30 pm Christmas “Tower Tunes Live” concert played on the Mahanay Carillon
5:30-6:00 pm Caroling at the Thomas Jefferson Gardens by the Greene County Singers
5:45-6:15 pm Cider & cookies served in the Welcome Center.
5:30 pm Tag-a Tree – Wishes can be written on a tag to add to the tree with one chosen
for a prize. Youngsters will pick up reindeer food for use on Christmas Eve. Everyone can enjoy
the Christmas lights while walking around the Thomas Jefferson Gardens.
6:15 pm Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive at via a secret mode of transportation
6:30 pm Annual Christmas tree lighting in the Thomas Jefferson Gardens
6:45-7:15 pm Holiday stories at the Greene County Courthouse by Friends of the Library
6:45-7:30 pm Santa listens to children’s wishes in the Paul Nally Observation Deck of the
Mahanay Bell Tower with free admission courtesy of the Bell Tower Community Foundation