On Friday, December 1, Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker and his staff will host a “Kickoff to Christmas” at 6:00 PM in Railroad Park complete with a tree lighting ceremony, holiday-themed activities in the park, and ice-skating at the Historic Fire Station which will continue through December 30, 3:00 – 10:00 on Fridays, 10:00 – 10:00 on Saturdays, and 4:00 – 10:00 on Sundays (closed Christmas Eve).