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Roscoe candlelighting ceremony names honorary candle lighter

| December 3, 2013

COSHOCTON – Roscoe Village rings in the holiday season with the first Christmas Candlelighting on Dec. 7. Throughout the day, guests will have the opportunity to experience a truly old-fashioned Christmas through horse-drawn carriage rides, roasted chestnuts, strolling carolers, complimentary hot-mulled cider and cookies, free Christmas crafts, a Christmas tour, luminaries, and Art with Santa. The Christmas Candlelighting Ceremony will begin promptly at 6 p.m. at the main stage in the center of the Village. There may be charges associated with selected activities.

Roger Moore will serve as the Honorary Candle Lighter for the Dec. 7 Christmas Candlelighting Ceremony. Roger is from Mansfield, Ohio and is a Native American Re-enactor and Historian. His mother is of European decent and his father is of mixed Native American decent. Roger presents various programs about the everyday life style about the native people in Ohio. In addition, he has participated in various re-enactments, has acted in several documentary films that have been shown on the History Channel and PBS and is also a talented Native American jewelry artisan. Roger has a very special connection to this area as his wife Stacy is a native of Coshocton.

The candlelighting ceremony begins at 6 p.m. and is free to the public. Two additional Candlelightings will take place on Dec. 14 and 21.

For more information on Christmas Candlelightings, call 622-7644 or 800-877-1830 or visit www.roscoevillage.com. The Village is located at 600 N. Whitewoman Street on State Routes 16 and 83 near the junction of US Route 36 in east-central Ohio.

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