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The Villages announces dates for Christmas tree lighting events

The Villages has announced dates for this year’s Christmas tree lighting events.

The tree lighting events will be:

• Nov. 28 at Spanish Springs Town Square.

• Nov. 30 at Brownwood Paddock Square

• Dec. 2 at Lake Sumter Landing Market Square

Entry will be on a first come, first served basis. The tree lighting ceremony will start at 7:45 p.m.

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