The York County SPCA will host its Luminary Festival from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 9 and 16 at the shelter, 3159 Susquehanna Trail North, Manchester Township.

You can purchase a luminary in honor of a current pet, or in memory of a pet who has passed on, for $20. The luminaries will be marked so you can recognize yours easily during the Luminary Festival. Markers are stamped on the back with the event name and date and can be taken as a keepsake.

The public is invited to walk the path of light around the shelter Dec. 9 and 16.

What's next: Deadline to order is Dec. 7. When ordering luminaries, include your name, address, phone number email address, name(s) or pet(s), type of pet (cat, dog, ferret, etc.) and whether it's in honor of or in memory of the pet. You can order at the shelter or by mail at or by mail at 3159 Susquehanna Trail North, York 17406. Make checks payable to York County SPCA.

For details, stop by the shelter, visit ycspca.org or call 717-764-610.