ALTON — Family fun is planned for Saturday, December 7, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in downtown Alton with "Light-up the Night" events.
The Alton Historical Society is pleased to participate in this town sponsored event. Among the other activities planned by the Town of Alton Parks and Recreation Department, the Historical Society's Museum, located in the lower level of the Gilman Library, will be open for browsing and warming up. Hot beverages and light refreshments will be available.
In addition, the J. Jones Freight Buiilding, located adjacent to the B&M Railroad Park on Depot Street behind the Alton Town Hall, will be open for the public to tour. The J. Jones Freight Building will also be a drop-off point for the popular hayrides provided by Alton Home and Lumber Center. A bonfire will be provided at this location and s'mores will be available for the young at heart while supplies last.
Events of the evening will culminate with the Tree Lighting at the Ginny Douglas Park at 6:30 p.m.