The official lighting of the Lackawanna County Christmas tree will be held on Thursday, November 30, at 6 PM at the flag plaza on North Washington Avenue.

The festive event will offer refreshments, carols, and a lot of holiday fun.

According to the Lackawanna County Commissioners Patrick M. O’Malley, Jerry Notarianni and Laureen A. Cummings, the ceremony will commence at 6 PM with Christmas carols sung by The Catholic Choral Society, followed by brief remarks by the Commissioners and their family members.

At approximately 6:15 PM, the County tree will be lit, adding to the glow of the holiday season.

The Scranton Chapter of UNICO National and LaFesta Italiana of Lackawanna County are donating the refreshments for the ceremony and their members will be serving the hot chocolate and cookies.