Light Night event to be held Oct. 15 in Cam­bridge

Dorchester Star - - Regional -

CAM­BRIDGE — The vol­un­teer team plan­ning the up­com­ing “Light Night” event from 6 to 10 p.m. Satur­day, Oct. 15, at the Cam­bridge Yacht Club, is aim­ing to de­velop the af­fair into an an­nual cel­e­bra­tion of the Chop­tank River Light­house and what it means to the com­mu­ni­ties Cam­bridge and broader Dorch­ester County.

Nearly 20,000 peo­ple have vis­ited the replica bea­con since it opened four years ago. The event will fea­ture danc­ing, auc­tions, heavy hors d’oeu­vres, a sun­set toast and much more.

Tickets are $50. Pro­ceeds from the event will ben­e­fit the Cam­bridge Light­house Foun­da­tion, a non­profit group whose mis­sion is to pro­mote and en­hance the light­house.

For more in­for­ma­tion, in­clud­ing in­for­ma­tion on ticket sales, visit LightNightCam­, email Chop­tankLight­ or call 410-463-2635.


From left are Light Night vol­un­teers Lol­lie Wal­ters, Jen­nifer Grier, Cheryl Wil­ley and Lori Pow­ley, show­ing off a pair of auc­tion items — a paint­ing of the light­house by the artist Joanna McCoy, and a stained glass ren­di­tion of the light­house crafted by Bill Wise.

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