Shops and businesses on Route 202 in Marble Dale will be open, offering patrons a variety of refreshments.

The town's 2007 ornament will be given to each attendee.

The tree lighting ceremony will be held in New Preston Village on Route 45 at 5 p.m.

A choir will lead guests in carols and luminaries will light the way to stores, where refreshments will be served until 7 p.m.

Celebration officials said there are some special surprises planned for the evening as well.