Christmastime arrives for Berryville residents

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Posted: December 1, 2012

The Winchester Star

Haley Foltz, 3, of Clarke County receives a boost to her father Wayne’s shoulders so she can have a better view of the Berryville Christmas tree during the lighting ceremony Friday evening in Rose Hill Park. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
Allie Lynch, 4, of Berryville flips the switch that turns on the town's Christmas tree lights during the lighting ceremony Friday night.
ABOVE: Berryville residents Sarah Thompson (left), 13, and Madison McLean, 12, pause to look at the town’s Christmas tree.
LEFT: Clarke County Community Band members Hannah Coumes of Berryville and Nicholas Gekoskie of Winchester definitely have the holiday spirit as they play during the festivities Friday night in Rose Hill Park.
TOP LEFT: Candy Shockley (left, in hat) of Daytona Beach, Fla., listens to members of the Clarke County High School Choir perform with her friends Rick and Julie Kerby of Berryville during the Christmas tree-lighting ceremony.


Christmas officially came to town Friday night with the annual lighting of the holiday tree. Several hundred people from a community of about 4,000 residents braved temperatures in the 30s…

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