Holiday Lights in the Park continues through Dec. 19
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Join Ringgold County Conservation and the Ringgold Conservation Foundation for the fourth annual Holiday Lights in the Park event at Poe Hollow Park (2434 State Hwy 2 – Mount Ayr).
“This year’s displays are the biggest, brightest and best yet,” said RCCB director Kate Zimmerman. “Ringgold County Conservation staff has been working tirelessly to turn our park into a must visit destination for the holidays so visitors can enjoy a drive through Poe Hollow Park, marveling at the lighted displays in our winter wonderland!”
Visitors will be able to view displays from event sponsors located in the campground and to vote on their favorites.
Zimmerman reported nearly 500 individuals visited the park on the opening weekend of the event with vehicles coming from Adams, Audubon, Decatur, Page, Polk, Ringgold, Taylor, and Union counties in Iowa and others from Missouri.
Gates are open from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Poe Hollow Park gate fee is $10 per vehicle for each drive through. Due to arches and tunnels, no vehicles over eight feet tall will be permitted.
All money raised from this fundraiser will go to the Liberty Lake Development Project.
Please call Ringgold County Conservation at 641-464-2787 with any questions.
Special events planned
December 11 – FREE photo session at the Dragoon Trace Nature Center
December 18 – Santa & Mrs. Clause at the Dragoon Trace Nature Center
December 19 – FREE night for group homes and nursing homes. (Dragoon Trace Nature Center not open)
Display sponsors include Country Blossoms, Edward Jones – Justin Cole, Eighmy- Friedrich Monument, First Christian Church, Mount Ayr Lions Club, Munyon Plumbing and Heating, Pioneer – Bishop Farms, Princess Theater, Mount Ayr FFA, Mount Ayr Community Health Clinic – Greater Regional, Mount Ayr United Methodist Church, Precision Building – Matt Henle, Ringgold County Hospital, Ringgold County ISU Extension, Ringgold Outdoor Alliance and South Central Iowa Realty.
Non-display sponsors include Hudson Construction, Podium Ink, Mount Ayr Record News, SWI REC, Conner Giles and Justin Murphy.