Knox County’s Holiday Festival of Lights is kicking off in December.

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Knox County’s Holiday Festival of Lights is kicking off in December.

Officials said the festival will kick off at The Cove at Concord Park on Thursday, Dec. 1.

Officials said the festival will last from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. through Dec. 31. Santa Claus will appear on Fridays and Saturdays to collect letters, tell North Pole Tales, and lead Christmas crafts.

Officials said the festival is free to the public, but guests are encouraged to bring non-perishable items to donate to the Love Kitchen.

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