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“Christmasland” opens Friday, Nov. 24

The Alan Screws family will open their “Christmasland - the North Pole of Texas” display for the 2017 holiday season on Friday, November 24.

The display is free and open to the public. This is the 20th year for the display, which offers train rides, hot chocolate and more than 90,000 lights in addition to cut-outs, an animated Santa’s Toy Shop, and paddle-boat elves. For more information and a listing of dates and times the display will be open, see the November 23 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.