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Celebrate 'Christmas at the Lighthouse'


Tue, Sep 12th 2023 12:45 pm

Golden Hill State Park and the Friends of Thirty Mile Point Lighthouse present “Christmas at the Lighthouse” from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8. The event takes place at Golden Hill State Park, 9691 Lower Lake Road, Barker. It is free of charge to attend.

This annual event will include tours of the lighthouse from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., wine tasting from local wineries, food and craft vendors, a decorated historic Thirty Mile Point Lighthouse, basket raffles, a visit from Santa Claus, and a special appearance by Blinky the Lighthouse.

Food, including pulled pork dinners, may be ordered in advance or purchased on-site, along with hot dogs and chili.

The Thirty Mile Point Lighthouse was constructed in 1875 of limestone blocks quarried near the eastern end of Lake Ontario. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984. The property also includes a recently restored historic carriage barn, coal shed, outhouse, and a fog signal house and tower.

More About the Friends of Thirty Mile Point Lighthouse

Friends of Thirty Mile Point Lighthouse is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit education corporation dedicated to supporting, developing, promoting, interpreting and conserving the Thirty Mile Point Lighthouse for the benefit of the general public. Individual membership is $5 per year, and a family membership is $10 per year. For additional information about the Friends of Thirty Mile Point Lighthouse, visit friendsofthirtymilepointlighthouse.com.

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