My family and I attended the Swiss Village Lighting on Friday evening, as we have for about the last 20 years, wow, what a disappointment! In previous years business were very friendly and neighborly and enjoyed visiting with locals and visitors alike, offering hot chocolate, hot cider, cookies, cheese and crackers, some even offered wine to the adults who wanted it, this year there were very few businesses who offered anything, mostly cider and and a few did offer cookies or crackers, but we never did see any hot chocolate except for one wagon that was actually selling it!
What has happened to our friendly little town? Has it become too commercialized to even offer free refreshments during this wonderful time of the year? The town that wants us to spend our dollars here instead of going to the “big cities” to spend our monies ...