PENINSULA, Ohio (November 2011) – The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park will be lighting up the holiday season at its annual favorite, Festival of Lights. The event promotes awareness for the numerous holiday, winter solstice and end-of-year traditions celebrated by cultures from across the globe.
Guests will enjoy dinner catered by Executive Chef Larkin Rogers before taking a stroll through candle-lit woods to sample a variety of solstice and holiday traditions. The stroll through Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center’s campus will present an assortment of seasonal celebrations with demonstrations, crafts and desserts being provided. Holidays being celebrated include Christmas, Diwali, Soyal, Jankanu, Loy Krathong, Chanukah, Koroksun, and the Yule Log among others.
The Festival of Lights will take place from 5:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. on December 16, 2011 at the Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center.
Guests have the option of a 6 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. dinner. Reservations are required as seating is limited. The cost is $25 per person ages 12 and older, $20 Conservancy members, $7 for children ages five through 11. There is no charge for children ages four and under. Festivities are held from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more information and to register call (800) 642-3297 ext.100
Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center is located at 3675 Oak Hill Road in Peninsula.
About the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park
The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park is a non-profit organization created to engage public support for the park and provide services to enhance public use and enjoyment of the park. For more information about the Conservancy and its programs, visit www.conservancyforcvnp.org or call (330) 657-2909.
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Ralph J. Davila, APR
Director of Public Relations and Marketing
Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park
330-657-2909 ext. 109