Local Lexington resident Jerry Hite orchestrated a fantastic Christmas light spectacle last year that was inspired by a Christmas light show produced by The Holdman Family in Pleasant Grove, Utah. Computer timing an extravagant display of lights to the Christmas melodies draws a massive crowd to their home each year, and each year the Holdman’s collect donations for their local chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Mr. Hite plans to do just this for the second year. With a light count of over 5800 for last year, Mr. Hite is amping up the holiday spirit adding a 19-foot mega tree complete with 9600 lights, nine 4-foot Christmas trees and more bringing this year’s light count to over 35,000! Mr. Hite’s display to “Sandstorm” won him local Columbia station WIS-TV’s Christmas Light Show award.
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Christmas light lovers can enjoy the musical display from the sidewalk or enjoy the warmth of their cars while tuning in for the songs on 105.9 FM. The Christmas Light Extravaganza will begin Thanksgiving night and run until January 1, 2012. The light show hours will be 6:00 PM-10:00 PM Sunday through Thursday, and 6:00 PM-11:00 PM Friday and Saturday. The show will take place at 200 Dupre Mill Rd, Lexington SC 29072.