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1. Unique Christmas light display
After you finish opening presents and eating dinner with your family, take a stroll by Woodard Street from 5 to 9 p.m. to see 20,000 Christmas lights synced up to music on 88.7.
All town offices will be closed today in observance of Christmas.
3. New Year's Eve Bash ticket deadline
Tickets for our McMahon’s Countryside Grill’s New Year's Eve Buffet with the Spellbinders are on sale. The last day to purchase these tickets will be Dec. 26. A cocktail hour will be held 6 to 7 p.m. with a buffet beginning 7 p.m. with seafood, sirloin and more. There will then be dancing until midnight with a champagne toast, coffee and pastries.
4. Share your holiday photos!
Have you seen an awesome holiday display? Did Santa give you what you wanted? Upload photos to the Norton Pics & Clips Gallery.
5. High near 37, low around 22
There is a 30 percent chance of a white Christmas today. Otherwise, it will be cloudy, with a high near 37. Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low around 23.