Lewisburg Gathers in Green Square for Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration
Downtown Lewisburg came alive with festive cheer as the community gathered in Green Square for the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Hosted by the Lewisburg and Bloom Committee, the event marked the beginning of the holiday season and drew residents and visitors alike to the heart of the historic district.
Mayor Beverly White welcomed the crowd with a brief address, expressing gratitude for everyone's presence at the cherished tradition. "I'm Mayor Beverly White for those that are visiting from out of town. We welcome you to our annual Lewisburg Christmas tree lighting." Mayor White shared.
In her heartfelt remarks, Mayor White also extended warm wishes for a safe and blessed holiday season, adding, "May you all have a safe holiday, a blessed holiday, and may God continue to bless and keep all of you as my daily prayer."
The highlight of the evening came as Mayor White initiated the countdown for the lighting of the Christmas tree. "And now we're going to count down: 10, 9, 8..." The anticipation built, and cheers erupted as the Christmas tree illuminated, casting a warm glow over Green Square.
Following the magical moment, the square resonated with the sounds of Christmas carols. Families, friends, and neighbors gathered around the beautifully lit tree to sing together, fostering a sense of unity and holiday spirit. The Greenbrier Valley Chorale added their melodic voices, enhancing the festive atmosphere with timeless tunes of the season.
The Lewisburg Christmas tree lighting in Green Square not only symbolized the start of the holiday season but also highlighted the unity and togetherness of the community. As the twinkling lights adorned the square, the spirit of Christmas filled the air, leaving attendees with the warmth of the season and the Mayor's heartfelt prayer resonating in their hearts.