Valdese, NC – The Town of Valdese invites the community to gather at the Old Rock School Friday, December 10th at 6:00 P.M. for the Christmas in Valdese celebratory Tree Lighting Ceremony.Christmas In Valdese Tree

Bundle up and come ready to celebrate the spirit of the season! The Town Christmas tree awaits to light up the Old Rock School lawn, adding the final touch to our Town’s holiday décor! This event is free to the public. Enjoy Christmas carols performed by the Old Colony Players, cast of “Elf, the Musical”, hot chocolate, and of course…an appearance by Santa Claus! In addition to lighting the tree, Santa will be available to mingle with guests and take photos!

After the event, enjoy the production of “Elf, the Musical” in the Old Rock School Auditorium at 7:30pm. Tickets for this production are on sale now at

The production will continue through December on the 10, 11, 16, 17, and 18 at 7:30pm & matinees on December 12 and 19 at 3pm.

“This celebration continues an exciting holiday season here in Valdese.” states Morrissa Angi, Director of Community Affairs. “We look forward to celebrating with everyone and hope this community event contributes to your family’s enjoyment of the season.”

For further information regarding the Tree Lighting and other upcoming holiday events in Valdese go to or call 828-879-2129.

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