Fayette County Community Action Agency Inc. is inviting the public to celebrate the holiday season with its 11th annual Magic & Mistletoe from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Fayette County Courthouse in Uniontown.
“It’s an evening filled with holiday fun that will benefit those in need,’’ explained Rita Masi, director of customer service for Community Action, which sponsors the event in cooperation with the County of Fayette.
Magic & Mistletoe features horse-drawn carriage rides, musical entertainment, children’s activities, appetizers, beverages and beautifully decorated rooms.
“Each of the courtrooms will be decorated with a holiday theme: ‘Jazzy Christmas,’ ‘A Winter Wonderland,’ ‘Traditional German Christmas,’ ‘Hometown Christmas Village and Train Show’ and ‘A Vintage Christmas,’’’ said Masi, also noting the doors of all the row offices will be decorated.
Entertainment includes the Beesontown Singers, Geibel Showstoppers and a Bruderhof quartet. There will be Christmas music throughout the courthouse, provided by a DJ.
A gingerbread house contest with entries from local schools will also be held. Santa Claus will appear. There will be an auction with prizes from local businesses.
Tickets are $15 in advance at Community Action and $20 at the door. Children’s tickets are $10 while children 6 and younger can enjoy the event free of charge.
The mission of FCCAA, according to its website, “is to strengthen individuals and families to become more self sufficient, achieving their potential by taking advantage of opportunities, improving the conditions in which they live and taking ownership of their community.”