Camp Harmony to give getaway lights, village | News

Gather up the relatives and head out for an evening that will make your holidays merry and vivid.

Harmony Light Fest will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and Dec. 11 and 18 at Camp Harmony, 1414 Plank Highway, Hooversville, and the travel-via Xmas celebration will give individuals a probability to appreciate the mild shows from their cars.

“We prepared this at the commencing of the summer season when we believed about what we could do for the group if COVID gets unpleasant once more,” said Jen Vickroy, govt director of Camp Harmony. 

“We have a residence that is not usable proper now for retreats, so this is anything we could do to give again and get local community involvement with a large amount of people decorating.”

She claimed 18 Cambria and Somerset companies and businesses have embellished cabins and structures scattered all over the camp.

“We obtained this kind of a substantial reaction, which was incredible,” Vickroy claimed. “They could beautify nonetheless they wished and it’s one of a kind to each organization and business.”

As component of the function, men and women will be ready to take part in a decorating contest and vote for their preferred light-weight display.

“They will be specified a sheet of paper that has our internet site wherever they can vote on the net, and there will be shots of each screen or they can drop it in a mailbox with a volunteer on their way out,” Vickroy reported.

The winner be declared in January and acquire a absolutely free retreat for 2021.

After driving as a result of the camp’s display, men and women can make their way to Religion Hall for a Christmas Village with bonfires, concessions, a model educate screen and a go to with Santa Claus.

Due to a drinking water line break, Friday’s function will be drive-via only.

Vickroy said those driving through can set Xmas tunes on the radio and appreciate the festive atmosphere.

“Christmas lights are satisfied and I consider persons just have to have some happiness proper now and to get out of the dwelling,” she reported. 

Thanks to COVID-19 rules, these attending routines at Religion Corridor are requested to put on masks and practice social distancing.

Proceeds will reward the ministry of Camp Harmony.

Value is $5 per car.

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Kelly City is a reporter for The Tribune-Democrat. She can be arrived at at (814) 532-5073. Observe her on Twitter @KellyUrban25.