McAdenville to turn on popular Christmas lights amid coronavirus outbreak

McAdenville to turn on popular Christmas lights amid coronavirus outbreak
The quiet little town of McAdenville, which lies along the South Fork River in Gaston County, N.C., comes alive in spectacular fashion each year as Christmas draws near. Almost overnight, the small textile town is transformed into “Christmas Town, USA.”

MCADENVILLE, N.C. — UPDATE: The McAdenville Christmas Lights will not be on as announced earlier. Two trees will glow each night from 7:30 to 11 p.m. -- the tree located at the Pharr office near the lake and a tree draped with red, white and blue lights located across the street from the Pharr Family YMCA. For more info go to: www.mcadenville-christmastown.com/

It may be spring, but we could all use some holiday cheer during this difficult and challenging time.

McAdenville is doing its part by turning on its popular Christmas Town USA lights.

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The lights will be on each night for a limited time.

Organizers said more than half of the lights were removed, but there’s still some up for residents to enjoy.

“This is wonderful,” neighbor Brent Santeli said. “The town of McAdenville for doing this, I think this is bringing people together, getting everybody’s mind off of the stuff that’s going around the country. It brings joy and happiness.”

The lights will be on each night from 7:30 p.m. until 11 p.m.

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