Absecon Lighthouse will light up the holidays on Saturday, December 10th, from NOON to 3:30pm. Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus and their Lighthouse Elves will host kids of all ages for holiday crafts in the museum, a climb to the top to meet Santa Claus, and pizza from the award winning restaurant “Tony Boloney’s.” Guests will enjoy the official lighting of our Holiday Tree at 1pm, and have a chance to do some holiday shopping in our charming gift shop. Tickets are just $10 for adults and $5 for kids ages 4-12 and can be reserved by calling Absecon Lighthouse at 609-449-1360. All proceeds benefit the education programs at Absecon Lighthouse.
Absecon Lighthouse is a state-owned historic property administered by the non-profit Inlet Public/Private Association. Located at 31 So. Rhode Island Avenue in Atlantic City, it is open to visitors Thursdays through Mondays, 11 am to 4 pm. Funding has been provided in part by the NJ state Council on the Arts, Department of State, administered by Atlantic County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs.
For more information about Absecon Lighthouse and its programs call (609) 449-1360 or visit us on the web at www.abseconlighthouse.org.
Submitted by Jean Muchanic, Executive Director, Absecon Lighthouse, December 5, 2016
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