'Holidays' event coming to Oak View

From Staff ReportsDecember 5, 2005 

Historic Oak View County Park and other Wake County agencies will sponsor "Holidays Around the World" at Oak View from Tuesday to Dec. 11.

"Holidays" is an annual, free event featuring 17 trees and 13 displays depicting holiday customs from countries around the world. Homemade cookies, candy and ornaments will be for sale.

Visitors are encouraged to take coats, hats, gloves or nonperishable food items for a "warming tree." All donations will go to the Battered Women's Shelter.

A Christmas Candelight tour will be held Saturday at 5 p.m. and will feature horse-drawn carriage rides, carols and a visit with Old St. Nick.

The exhibit will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday.

To schedule a guided group tour, call 212-7695. The park is located in the Wake County Office Park, off Poole Road near the Interstate 440 Beltline (exit 15).

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