Third Annual Community Christmas Celebration at Ucross this Saturday

(Ucross, Wyo.) — The Ucross Foundation will host its annual free Community Christmas Celebration on Saturday, Dec. 12 from 4-6 p.m., at the Park at Ucross. Festivities will take place at the Raymond Plank Creative Center and will feature Christmas music sung by the Buffalo Balladiers and the reading of a Christmas story by bestselling writer Craig Johnson. ​ The event will include crafts for children and light refreshments. The evening will culminate with fireworks by Bruce Burns and the lighting of thousands of lights on trees throughout the park. Powder River Energy Corporation has provided volunteer help with the Christmas tree lights. The celebration is open to the public at no charge. In the spirit of Christmas, Ucross Foundation invites you to bring canned and non-perishable food items for families in need. The donated items will be distributed to several of the local community food pantries. The Raymond Plank Creative Center and the Park at Ucross are located at the intersection of Highways 14 and 16, about ten miles west of Clearmont. For further information, please contact (307) 737-2291 or #dally #news #whatshappening