Decorations, lights, floats and lots of holiday revelers

From left, mom Elizabeth Coletti, with 2-year-old Annabella, Ava, 6, and Giana, 4, visited with Santa and Mrs. Claus, accompanied by their friends, Miranda VanWagner and her daughter, Kenzleigh, 3. Photo by Whitney Joseph

PINE PLAINS — On Saturday afternoon and evening, Nov. 24, hundreds of residents and many more visitors bedecked the town of Pine Plains with holiday lights, ribbons and acorns — not to mention the more than 80 Christmas trees that brightened every corner. It was all a part of the annual Decorating Day and Holiday of Lights parade that makes its way through town every Thanksgiving Day weekend.

“This is a family tradition,” said Pine Plains resident Mariah Dorn. “We always decorate the archway” at the town park, by the gazebo.

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