holiday lighting ceremony will be Nov. 24
Platte City Parks and Recreation Board wishes to remind
the community of the upcoming holiday lighting ceremony,
Saturday, Nov. 24. The evening begins at 6 p.m. on the
The annual announcement of the Truman Glenn Award will
be presented and last year's recepient, Dr. Carl Myers
will be on hand to flip the switch on the holiday lights
for the season.
The arrival of Mr. and Mrs. Claus will once again highlight
the evening. Tentatively scheduled photos with Santa for
An ensemble from the newly organized Platte City Orchestra,
directed by Judy Cook, will provide holiday music prior
to the kickoff at 6 p.m. Students from the Siegrist Elementary
will also be entertaining with Christmas selections. Round
out the festivities with a cup of hot mulled cider served
by the Parks and Recreation Board.
A new addition this year will be a soup supper hosted
by the Youth
Ministry of the First Baptist Church. The supper will
be served at the Baptist Education Building located between
Olin Miller Insurance and Ron Pines Barbershop.
Rumor has it that homemade cinnamon rolls are in store
for those attending. Serving begins immediately following
the lighting ceremony.
Local stores will be open throughout the evening so plan
strolling the sidewalks and doing some holiday shopping.
A limited amount of seating is available. Those needing
additional information should contact the parks office
at 858-5627 or 532-8342.