The 2018 Tree Lighting Celebration promises to be a wonderland of songs, dances and performances from all ages of talent here in Dare County. “A Christmas to Remember” will be showcased on Friday, November 30th on stage in front of the Dare County Arts Council and historic courthouse on Queen Elizabeth Street in downtown Manteo. The pre-show entertainment starts at 5:45 pm with the showcase starting at 6:00 pm. Immediately following the entertainment, the official Town of Manteo Christmas tree will light up for the first time and Santa will be on hand to meet with the children at Magnolia Market. Please come and join us for hot chocolate, great entertainment and the wonderment of the Christmas spirit as we light up downtown for the holidays.