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Hays County lights up the courthouse on Nov. 25

STAFF REPORT

Hays County officials will throw the switch to light up the Old Hays County Courthouse grounds with a festive ceremony 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25. The old courthouse is located at 111 E. San Antonio St., at the center of the downtown San Marcos square.

Santa Claus will be on hand to visit with children under the majestic Christmas tree in the courthouse rotunda. Cake and punch will be served as will seasonal music.

The Hays County Sheriff’s Office’s Brown Santa crew will be on-site to collecting donated toys and money for its gift distribution to poor kids.