News Val Rita-Harty Prepares For Festival Of Lights SHARE ON: Nick Birnie, staff Wednesday, Nov. 7th, 2018 Val Rita-Harty will begin their festival of lights next Friday when they hold their celebration outside of St. Stanislaus Church. Municipality CAO Guillaume Richy says there will be a tractor taking kids around the village to try and find Santa Claus on Friday evening. Richy says this will be prior to the bonfire and celebration taking place outside the church. The bonfire will be followed by Santa giving away presents to kids up to 10 years old. Richy says if you would like to have your child receive a gift you can reach out to the municipality to give the name and age of your children. The festival of lights ceremony begins at 6:00pm.