HERKIMER — Herkimer County Community College is planning the annual “Festival of Lights” on Monday, Dec. 9, at the Herkimer Mini Park, on the corner of West Smith and William streets in Herkimer.
The festival will begin at 7 p.m. followed by a reception at the Herkimer Area Resource Center Valley Commons, at 344 S. Main St.
A presentation of colors by the Herkimer VFW will be followed by a welcome by Herkimer County Community College Dean of Students Matthew Hawes and the official lighting of the park by John Seymour. The highlight of the evening will be Santa’s arrival by fire truck. Entertainment will be provided by the Herkimer High School band.
Herkimer County Community College students participate in activities throughout the year to support the park including fundraisers and a park clean-up day.