Magical Night to take place Nov. 30

Magical Night will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 30 throughout Uptown Mount Vernon.

The annual event includes a dance recital, a live nativity, a craft show, visits with Santa, open houses at every Main Street business, an international cultural celebration, live music, reindeer, a camel, a trackless train and a trolley car that connects all activities.

The event is free and open to the public and serves as Mount Vernon and Lisbon’s official beginning of the holiday season.

Returning this year will be a shadow puppet installation inside the First Street Community Center (pictured). More information is available through www.visitmvl.com