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The annual Parade of Lights is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 11, at 5:30 p.m. at the midway of the West Virginia State Fairgrounds in Fairlea. Sponsored by the Greenbrier County Fire and Emergency Responder’s Association, the event was created to honor those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in 2001.
Emergency response teams from multiple counties gather in a show of solidarity with emergency vehicles and equipment, a landing of the HealthNet helicopter, a K-9 demonstration, a fingerprinting trailer courtesy of the Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Department, and the parade beginning at dusk as well as a candlelight vigil.
The parade will leave the fairgrounds on Route 219 passing McDonalds, will go through Fairlea to Lowe’s in Lewisburg, circle back through Fairlea, and end at the fairgrounds.