Santa Claus will visit with Lumby children during the annual Light Up celebrations at the Arbor Park gazebo today.

Santa Claus will visit with Lumby children during the annual Light Up celebrations at the Arbor Park gazebo today.

Lumby celebrates Christmas

The Lumby Christmas Light Up gets underway today at 4 p.m. at Arbor Park.

Lumby is lighting up today with an evening full of festive fun to get residents in the Christmas spirit.

The Lumby Christmas Light Up gets underway at 4 p.m. at Arbor Park.

The evening includes complimentary hot dogs and hot chocolate, caroling, wagon rides and jolly ol’ Saint Nick will be in town.

“Santa comes by fire truck and he will be there by 4 p.m.,” said Stephanie Sexsmith with the Lumby and District Chamber of Commerce, which is presenting the event.

There will also be a candlelight parade down the Salmon Trail at 5:15 p.m. for those interested.

Then a figure skating show takes place at 5:30 p.m. at the Pat Duke Memorial Arena, followed by free skating from 5:45 to 7 p.m.

Lumby’s Christmas spirit continues on Dec. 7 as the Lumby and District Fire Department holds a toy drive.

Firefighters will be accepting donations of toys and/or cash for their annual Christmas toy drive Saturday at the Sheardown’s parking lot from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.