Townsend is hosting Christmas caroling and a tree lighting ceremony today, Sunday, Dec. 9, from 4:30-5:30 p.m., at Townsend Municipal Park.

Townsend is hosting Christmas caroling and a tree lighting ceremony today, Sunday, Dec. 9, from 4:30-5:30 p.m., at Townsend Municipal Park.

The park's address is "0 Edgar Road," north of Main Street, west of the railroad tracks.

Hot chocolate, cider and cookies will be served as members of Immanuel United Methodist Church lead caroling.

The tree lighting and a visit from Santa will be held after caroling. 

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, see the town's website, townsend.delaware.gov or Facebook page.