The Orleans Chamber of Commerce invites all Orleans residents and business owners to take part in its annual Christmas Lighting Contest.

This year’s contest is open to all residential properties located within a five mile radius of Orleans.

This year’s theme is “Christmas through the eyes of a child.”

Deadline for entries is Dec. 13 and the contest will be judged Dec. 16. Prizes will be awarded.


Nominations for the Christmas Lighting Contest can be mailed to the Orleans Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 9 or dropped off at Orleans Town Hall. Entries can be faxed to 865-3413. Special entry forms will appear in The Orleans Progress Examiner.

Entries must include the owner’s name, address, telephone number, and detailed driving directions. For more information contact the Orleans Chamber office at 865-9930.