Craft and food vendors are being sought for Christmas in America, the lighting of Columbia County's official Christmas tree. The event will be held from 4:30-7 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Justice Center in Evans. For information, call Stacie Adkins at 868-3458.
The Grovetown Depart-ment of Public Safety is accepting applications for the 31st annual Grovetown Christmas Parade, which starts at noon Dec. 4. Applications are available at the Public Safety office, 306 East Robinson Ave., or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. For information, call 863-1212.
The master plan for development of Wildwood Park will be available for the second of three public review sessions at 8 p.m. Friday at the Eubank Blanchard Community Center in Appling. For information, call 868-3484.
Applications are available for the Columbia County Merchants Association Christmas Parade, which begins at 2 p.m. Dec. 5 in Martinez. For information, call Billy Becton at 863-7645.
Food donations from the It's Spooky To Be Hungry food drive will be weighed in at 4:15 p.m. at Golden Harvest Food Bank on Thursday. For information, call 863-5863 or go to www.spookytobehungry.org.
A fall festival and silent auction will be held from 7-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Augusta Christian Schools, 313 Baston Road in Martinez. There will be a silent auction dessert preview in the school gymnasium to view items such as cars, vacation home packages and more.
For information, call 863-2905, ext. 100.
In recognition of National Sight Week, the Lakeside High School Beta Club is seeking donations of eyeglasses for Third World countries. Glasses can be dropped off at the school through Friday during business hours.
For information, call Marcie Anderson, 863-0027.
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