The lights turned on in McAdenville on Monday for the 59th Christmas Town USA event, which expects to draw 600,000 visitors.
The event runs until Dec. 26 and is open 5:30-9:30 p.m. weekdays; 5:30-11 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Details: www.mcadenville-christmastown.com.
Directions: I-85 North to Exit 22 to Lowell or I-85 South to Exit 27 to Belmont. Follow U.S. 29-74 West, turn right onto Wesleyan Drive.