Brentwood Light-Up Night to Close Part of Brownsville Road on Tuesday

Closure will cover section between Route 51 and Towne Square Way from 4-8 p.m.

Brentwood Borough's 9th Annual Light-Up Night will cause the closure of Brownsville Road between Route 51 and Towne Square Way from 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15.

The Route 51-Brownsville intersection is on the border of and Brentwood boroughs.

Brentwood officials and the Brentwood Business Owners Association organize Light-Up Night, which is expected to draw around 1,000 people to Brentwood Towne Square on Tuesday.

The event will start at 5 p.m. with holiday music, and light-up ceremonies begin at around 5:45, followed by a parade featuring Santa Claus in a Clydesdale-led sleigh, Santa's elves, Brentwood Emergency Medical Service, the Brentwood Borough Police Department, the Brentwood Volunteer Fire Company, the Brentwood VFW (Post 1810) color guard and the Brentwood High School marching band, among other groups.

After the parade, children will have the opportunity to have their photos taken with Santa and his elves, and attendees can view a large, lit and decorated Christmas tree.

The event wraps up at 9 p.m.

During the event, various area businesses pass out giveaways like glowsticks, popcorn balls and candy to children. For adults, there is a 50-50 raffle and a Chinese auction. Local businesses will also offer some free food and drink items, while some other food and drink will be for sale.

Various dance and musical performances from local groups will be seen, including ones by the Brentwood High School choir and another ecumenical choir.

A holiday train display will be presented by Brentwood Station, which is locally owned and operated by Jan Vogt.


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