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Welcome the Season of Light at a community celebration of holidays from around the world!

Connect with friends, family and neighbors at the Season of Light Multicultural Holiday Celebration on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the Pigeon Community Multicultural Development Center in Waynesville.

Guests at the drop-in, family-friendly event enjoy hors d’oeuvres from cultural celebrations and learn about traditional music, games and customs of Advent, Diwali, Fiesta de la Griteria, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Las Posadas and Winter Solstice. The evening concludes with a dessert bar and singing of “This Little Light of Mine” by candlelight.

Admission to the event is $10 for ages 13 and older, $5 for ages 6 to 12, and free for children 5 and younger with two nonperishable food items to support the center’s emergency food box program.

Tickets can be purchased by cash or check at the center, which is open Monday through Thursday from 2:30 to 6 p.m., and by appointment. Tickets also are available at Blue Ridge Books and church offices of First United Methodist Church and Grace Church in the Mountains. In addition, tickets may be purchased online with an additional processing fee per ticket at ticketstripe.com/season-of-light-celebration.

The Pigeon Center is located at 450 Pigeon St. in Waynesville.

For more information,email pigeoncommunityd@bellsouth.net or call 828-452-7232.

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