‘Light Up the Night’ to kick off holiday season this weekend

By: 
Linda Gallagher, Contributing Writer

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Members of the Bellaire Community United Methodist Church are shown at last year’s Light Up the Night enacting a live Nativity scene, which included farm animals donated for the occasion by Mancelona farmers Jim and Crystal Swain.

BELLAIRE – The village of Bellaire will welcome the holiday season on Saturday, Dec. 2 with a full schedule of events for all enjoy during the 8th Annual “Light Up the Night” celebration, which also includes the popular "Soup Cook-Off."

The celebration will begin at 9 a.m. in the Antrim County Senior Center with a holiday craft fair and gift show featuring local vendors from throughout the area. Participants can also enjoy a box lunch until 1 p.m. The lunch includes a sandwich, chips, drink and cookie for $5. Lunches can be consumed on the premises or taken "to go." For more information, contact Beth Lacy at the Antrim County Commission On Aging at 231-533-8703.

At 11 a.m., noted local poet and author Leland James will read his new book, "A Mice Christmas," recommended for children ages 5-12 as well as adults, at the Bellaire Library. His presentation will include on-screen illustrations.

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