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For Immediate Release

Nov. 3, 2022

Rockdale County to Kick Off the Holiday Season with Annual Tree Lighting

ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Rockdale County Officials will kick off the holiday season with the return of the Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration on Saturday, December 3rd at 6 p.m., at the Historic Rockdale County Courthouse.

The evening will feature family-friendly activities, performances by Derrick Monk, local community performers, and an appearance by Santa Claus who will illuminate the Christmas Tree. The event is FREE and open to the public.

“We are super excited to hold the 2022 Holiday Christmas Tree Lighting this year at the Historic Rockdale County Courthouse and invite everyone to come out and join in the festivities,” says Rockdale County Chairman Oz Nesbitt, Sr. “This event is a holiday tradition for our Rockdale County citizens and is designed to provide a fantastic opportunity for the community to gather together safely outdoors and celebrate the holidays.”

The public is invited to attend the lighting of the 18-foot majestic mountain pine tree which will be placed in front of the Historic Rockdale County Courthouse. Eventgoers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs should they want to sit during the brief celebration.

For more information, contact the Rockdale County Public Relations Department at: 770-278-7050 or publicrelations@rockdalecountyga.gov.