Dearborn’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and Sing-Along is Nov. 20
Free admission to Festival of Trees as part of holiday activities that night
DEARBORN, Mich. – The City of Dearborn’s annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and Sing-Along at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center is 6 - 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 20.
As an added attraction, the festivities are being held in conjunction with the Festival of Trees, which is a fundraiser for the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation. There is no admission to this holiday fundraiser for those attending the tree lighting on Nov. 20.
The schedule of events on Nov. 20 is as follows:
6 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. - Dearborn Youth Symphony String Trio (Michael A. Guido Theater Lobby)
6:15 p.m. to 6: 30 p.m. - Dearborn Public Schools Elementary Honors Choir (Michael A. Guido Theater Lobby)
6:35 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. - Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony with Mayor John B. O’Reilly, Jr. and Honorary Assistant Fatima Jallou (outside, in the Theater Circular Drive)
7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. - Holiday movie presentation of the original “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”
7:30 p.m. to 7:40 p.m. - Dearborn Public School’s Honors Choir “Stopping By Woods On a Snowy Evening”, “Sanctus”, “No School Tomorrow (If It Snows)”
7:40 p.m. to 8 p.m. - Christmas Sing-Along with Mayor O’Reilly and Dale Van Dorp
8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. - Visit with Santa in Studio A.
8 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Festival of the Trees Holiday Season Exhibit inside the Hubbard Ballroom (Free Admission)
All are welcome. For more information, call 943-2354.
The Tree-Lighting Ceremony and Sing-Along is supported by the Dearborn Lions Club, Tim Horton’s of Dearborn, Park Place Catering, Nigosian Oriental Rug Company and C&A Type and Graphics.
The Festival of Trees runs Nov. 18-Nov. 25. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children, except following the tree-lighting on Nov. 20.