The annual Christmas lighting of the Cape Neddick "Nubble" Lighthouse in York, Maine, takes place today.
Festivities get underway at 5:00 p.m. at Sohier Park with entertainment including the York High School Chamber Singers. The event includes traditional Christmas melodies along with kiddie carols - something for the whole family. The United Divers of New Hampshire will raise the lighted tree from the ocean, and there will be a visit from Santa, who arrives by way of a York Beach Fire Dept. ladder truck.
At the proper time, everyone will count down the seconds before the lighthouse is lit in its holiday glory. holiday lights. There's plenty of hot chocolate and cookies for all.
A COMPLIMENTARY SHUTTLE SERVICE IS AVAILABLE FROM ELLIS PARK AT SHORT SANDS BEACH FROM 3:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M