Tuesday, November 25, 2008

DRIPPING CHRISTMAS: HOLIDAY LIGHTING CONTEST

And speaking of art, or at least artistic expression, as you drift off for a turkey and carbs-inspired nap on Thursday (just a few winks before the UT-A&M game starts), let visions of strategically placed white twinkle lights dance in your head because November 29th (Saturday) is the deadline to submit your entry form for the City of Dripping Springs' Holiday Lighting Contest.

The city is encouraging residents and businesses to let their holiday spirit shine in three contest categories: residential, business, and public service/non-profit. Entry to the contest is free and everyone is welcome to participate. All entries will be due to City Hall by November 29th. Judging is scheduled to take place December 1st through 3rd.

Lighting contest entry forms are located on the Christmas on Mercer Street webpage on the City of Dripping Springs website at cityofdrippingsprings.com, or stop by City Hall, located at 511 Mercer Street, to pick one up.

An awards presentation for the lighting contest winners will be held at the Christmas on Mercer Street Lighting of the Tree Ceremony at 6:30PM on Saturday, December 6th. Winners will receive a special award and recognition their business/organization.