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We are excited to announce that the City of Gaffney will be hosting a Christmas Laser Light Show on Friday, December 6th and Saturday, December 7th at Jolly Park, 102 Railroad Avenue. A 20 minute show that starts every 30 minutes gives everyone a chance to enjoy this spectacular show! Be sure to join us in celebrating the most wonderful time of the year!
Friday, December 6th: 8pm – Midnight
Saturday, December 7th: 6pm – Midnight
Directions from Greenville S.C. – Head southwest on N Church St toward Beattie Pl (427 ft), Turn left onto E North St (0.5 mi), Continue onto I-385 S (5.2 mi), Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 36 to merge onto I-85 N toward Spartanburg (18.5 mi), Keep left at the fork to stay on I-85 N (21.4 mi), Take exit 90 for SC-105 toward Gaffney (0.2 mi), Continue straight onto SC-105 S/Hyatt St (signs for Gaffney)(2.7 mi), Turn left onto S Granard St (1.4 mi), Continue onto Cherokee Ave (0.1 mi), Turn right onto N Limestone St (367 ft), Sharp left onto Railroad Ave (138 ft), Destination will be on the right.
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The 13th Annual “Festival of Trees” will begin soon. The “Festival of Trees” was created to give local non-profit organizations a festive way to tell their story and make the public more aware of community needs and services and to assist local non-profit organizations with fundraising efforts. Participating organizations decorate their tree to represent their organization. Attendees, in turn, can donate money for a vote on their favorite tree….so the more creative, the better! ALL funds collected go to the organization receiving the votes.
The Festival of Trees will be open during the night of the Christmas Parade and Christmas on Limestone event on Friday, December 6 and every week day from Dec. 2 – Dec. 23 from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Please share the attached flyer (Attachment 2) for the Christmas events on December 6, which will also include a laser light show at Jolly Park on Railroad Avenue. The laser light show lasts for 20 minutes and runs every 30 minutes from 8:00 p.m. – 12:00 midnight on Friday and from 6:00 p.m. – 12:00 midnight on Saturday.
If your organization is interested in participating in the Festival of Trees, please provide the following:
- A completed application with your non-profit status letter (Tree space is limited so the sooner we receive your application, the better)
- A 1-2 sentence description of your organization (This is for a children’s activity sheet that will be given out during Christmas on Limestone. Children that submit completed activity sheets will be entered into a drawing to receive a Santa’s bag of goodies)
- A paragraph that describes your organization’s mission statement (this along with a small picture of something on your tree will be posted on the Gaffney Visitors Center & Art Gallery’s Facebook page to help spread your organization’s mission). Also, be sure to like/follow the Gaffney Visitors Center and Art Gallery’s facebook page so that you will be able to share your organization’s post to help spread awareness and educate the community about your organization.