Lights of the Ozarks ceremony set for Nov. 19

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Crews install holiday lights on the downtown square. The annual lighting ceremony is set for Saturday, Nov. 19.

Halloween is over, the the leaves are turning, the familiar chill of fall is setting in which can only mean that the Lights of the Ozarks must be right around the corner in Fayetteville.

The lighting ceremony and parade that will kick off this year’s display of more than 450,000 Christmas lights is set for Nov. 19 on the downtown square.

The event will begin at 6 p.m. with an “Over The Hill We Glow” parade that will start at Fayetteville Public Library and making its way up Mountain Street toward the square. The parade will feature Christmas-themed floats created by local clubs, organizations, and businesses.

Vendors will be set up on Center Street with caramel apples, kettle corn, and other items.

Also, old Santa Claus will be making his way to town on his magical flying reindeer sleigh to participate in the parade, and pose for pictures with kids.

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