Mauriceville will hold its annual tree lighting ceremonies Dec. 2, at 6:00 pm at the intersection of Hwy. 62 and Hwy. 87. The tree is located next to Woodridge Land office just north of the intersection.

Cookies and hot cocoa will be served, and Christmas carols will fill the air. Santa and Mrs. Claus will pay a visit.

Kevin Brown, pastor of First Baptist Church of Mauriceville will be master of ceremonies.

Those in attendance are asked to bring non-perishable/canned food items to be donated to needy families during the holiday season.

Pictured are Santa, Brooks Switzer and his elf, Iva Switzer.