America's Hometown Thanksgiving Celebration and Plymouth 400 Present: Illuminate Thanksgiving
Location: Plymouth, MA
This series of events leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday promotes gratitude and giving. These youth-oriented events are designed to create an inspirational atmosphere anywhere that people gather, to stimulate gratitude and giving in communities, groups, and families. Based upon Governor Willliam Bradford's quote:
"...as one small candle may light a thousand, so the light here kindled hath shone unto many..."
the One Small Candle Award is given to an individual who has made a difference in many lives at a young age.
November 20: America's Hometown Thanksgiving Concerts
November 21: America's Hometown Thanksgiving Parade
November 22: Illuminate Thanksgiving Festival: "One Small Candle" Ceremony
November 23 & 24: Thanksgiving Festival Events
November 25: Illuminate Thanksgiving main event