Ivoryton Illuminations – December 1, 2012
We light up the Season with over 200,000 lights in the village of Ivoryton!
Visit the village of Ivoryton throughout the month of December to view the spectacular Illuminations! Tune your radio to 101.5FM to watch the lights dance to holiday music. Come see the lights on the tallest living Christmas Tree in Connecticut in the brightest village in the state!
Light Up event and Santa Arrives - Saturday December 1, 2012 from 5:00pm. See below for full listing of activities and events.
The Ivoryton Library Association is sponsoring the lighting of the tree with funding provided by First Niagara, Essex Savings Bank, Citizens Bank, Essex Meadows and Richard Riggio & Sons and the Jolly Red Trolley.
Lights on throughout the month of December so visit Ivoryton often!
Events just added:
The Angel on Top of the Tree Gives Readers A Bright Christmas!
Come to Essex Books for a meet and greet and book signing by Author Leesan Villa at 5:00pm, Saturday, December 1 during the Ivoryton Illuminations.
In her first book, The Angel on Top of the Tree, author Leesan Villa tells a tale that will lure children as well as adults with a heartwarming Christmas story about reflection that is a perfect read any time of year.
The Angel on Top of the Tree is a book is about a Christmas tree topper that comes to life! The Angel on Top of the Tree spreads her light year after year while sharing in the family’s annual Christmas celebrations. Through the years the Angel watches as a young couple decorates their first Christmas tree, welcomes new additions to the family as well as moving into a new home. Rich with beautiful and vibrant illustrations by Barbara Haeger, The Angel on Top of the Tree will touch readers in a way that no other Christmas book will. While the Angel checks in with her family year after year it will encourage readers to reflect on the changes that have taken place in their own lives and to look forward to the new memories to come!
About the Author
Leesan Villa was born and raised in New York City where she met her husband of 13 years. Leesan spent nine years working in Finance and graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She currently resides in Branford, CT. and is working full-time raising her four beautiful children.
The Angel on Top of the Tree * by Leesan Villa
Publication Date: 8/22/2011
Picture Book Hardcover; $19.95; 64 pages; ISBN # 978-1-4507-8107-7
Our thanks to the Jolly Red Trolley who will be transporting thousands of folks into Ivoryton Village during the December 1 Illuminations Light Up event. Thank you for your sponsorship support!!