Lost and Found

Lost and Found

The following items have been turned in to the Festival Office from the 2023 Light-Up evening.

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Ladysmith in December

Old Time Christmas December 2nd to 4th. Jingle Bell Shop/Friday Late Night Shopping December 3rd, 10th, 17th. It Takes a Village – Winter Celebration December 10th. Holiday Storybook Stroll December 1st to 31st. Christmas Lights Cruise Saturday, December 11th. Visit the Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce Calendar to view all local events.

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Take Down 2022 – Thanks!

Ladysmith Town Councillor Tricia McKay and Stz’uminus First Nation Councillor Tim Harris were among the volunteers who came out over the weekend to help Ladysmith Festival of Lights take down the remaining installations. On a Saturday in January, members of FOL, with the assistance of RKM Cranes, removed the starburst on top of the Chuck…

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Donate to the Festival

The cost to replace bulbs with new LED ones is very high so we ask for donations to help offset the costs. If you can spare a few bucks via our GoFundMe page. Thank you. [Donate]

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Light It Up Book – The First 30 Years

The Festival of Lights has produced a new book, marking the 30th Anniversary.  It’s called, “Light It Up – The first 30 years of the Festival of Lights”. Cost is $25. Right now, it’s available from Uforik Computers and the Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce. We are working on Pharmasave. Only 200 books have been produced…

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Spotlight on… Bill Fitzpatrick, Master of Festival of Lights

Born: July 23rd, 1938 Passing: June 20th, 2017 By Lynne Delucia The idea of a Festival of Lights took root after a Chamber of Commerce meeting held at the Omega Restaurant in 1986. A few diehards remained (Bill Fitzpatrick being one of them) and began to discuss, with disgust, the state of Ladysmith’s downtown decorations…

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The Red Chair

The Red Chair’s  journey started in 2011 on Cape Cod, and continues to this day as the chair moves from one inn to the next as a treasured guest and new American icon. At each stop, the Red Chair is introduced to all that is memorable and beautiful about the local area, with a B&B…

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Spotlight on… The Chuck Perrin Tree

In the fall of 2015, members of the Festival of Lights were trying to figure out how they would again tackle the issue of replacing all the lights in the Chuck Perrin Memorial Tree (the large fir tree at the Aggie Hall), which had 3,000 bulbs in it.  The FOL committee had worked on a…

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The Perfect Anytime Gift

Get your “Glow in the Dark”  Festival of Lights t-shirts. They are available at the Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce! What a great “anytime” gift for friends and family with a little bit of Ladysmith. Only $20 each!

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Top Hat Photos on Facebook

All photos from the photo booth location on Light Up are now available on the Top Hat Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Tophatphotobooth/

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