Annual Christmas tree lighting set for Nov. 21st

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – Mayor Lloyd Winnecke has announced the date for the annual lighting of the City of Evansville’s official Christmas tree.

The Christmas tree lighting ceremony will be held on Thurs., Nov. 21st at 5PM.

The North High School Varsity Choir will perform.

Mayor Winnecke will offer a few remarks before starting the countdown to turn on the Christmas tree lights.

Kenny Mesker donated the 36-foot-tall, 30-foot-wide Norway Spruce for the city’s holiday display.

And SKANSKA donated the crew and equipment to cut down the tree and transport it to the Civic Center.

This year’s Christmas tree is expected to arrive on November 15th.

It will be decorated with around 25,000 lights donated by Advanced Network and Computer Services and topped with a lighted “E” signifying everyone is welcome.

The Christmas tree will be on display through the holiday season and will be removed after January 1, 2020.

The public is invited to attend the event.

You can see the video of last year’s Christmas tree lighting here.

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(This story was originally published on November 8, 2019)

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