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Thursday, December 4, 2014

don't you love trains at Christmas?

The Ligonier Valley Historical Society's 32nd Festival of Lights event opens during a preview party 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday. The event will feature nearly 50 trees, wreaths and centerpieces.
Theresa Gay Rohall, the historical society's new executive director, said this year's event will include some new features.
“We wanted to build on to what we have for the festival of lights,” Rohall said.
The Ligonier Valley Rail Road Association will loan an HO scale train layout for the festival.
“It is exciting to have a train at our Christmas event,” Rohall said. “Who didn't grow up with a train under their Christmas tree?”
Bill Potthoff, president of the railroad association's board, agrees.
“All kids remember a train under the Christmas tree,” Potthoff said.

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