The Granby Chamber of Commerce and local businesses are pitching in to help kick off the holiday season with a night of local shopping and a tree lighting celebration.
On Saturday December 8, the Happy Holidays 'Buy Local' Shopping Day and Tree Lighting will offer the season's best local entertainment and activities to get this year's holiday season started.
During the day shoppers can take advantage of local bargains at participating retailers. Shoppers can find a complete list of discounts on the Granby Chamber of Commerce website.
Prior to the tree lighting, Meadowbrook of Granby will host a Craft Show. Proceeds from the show will benefit the Local Assistance Fund which provides holiday meals and gifts to Granby residents in need, according to a release.
The Kelly Lane and Wells Road chorus groups will provide music before the Tree Lighting which begins at 5:30 p.m. At 6 p.m. First Selectman John Adams will speak before lighting the tree, according to a release.
Major sponsors of this year's holiday celebration are Cambridge Brew House, Freedom Candle, Good Life Grill and United Healthcare.
For more information about this event visit the Granby Chamber of Commerce website.