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Wright Community Center to host tree lighting, Santa and Mrs. Claus visit Friday

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The Town of Wright will celebrate the season with its annual tree lighting from 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Wright Community Center, 201 Wright Blvd.

The event features children’s crafts with Wright Recreation Center staff, visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus and hot cocoa with the Lady Panthers basketball team during its bake sale and wreath auction, a flier said.

Town of Wright Deputy Clerk and Treasurer Paula Strohschein said players on the basketball team decorate wreaths for the auction.

One of the wreaths that was in the 2021 silent auction. (Crystal O’Bryan)