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Tree Lighting Poised to Dazzle Town

By Ashley Love The 39th Annual Lake Forest Tree Lighting Holiday Celebration returns to Market Square on Friday, Nov. 24. Enjoy an afternoon and evening of live music, kids' activities, food and beverages, carolers, Lake Forest Dance Academy dancers, Santa Claus, and more at this beloved Lake Forest tradition. The event is presented by The Friends of Lake Forest Parks and Recreation Foundation and sponsored by Lake Forest Bank & Trust Company.

Schedule of Events: 1 p.m.: Holiday movie Home Alone at Gorton Center 3 p.m.: Kids Activities Area:

  • Cookies courtesy of Lake Forest Bank and Trust

  • Hot chocolate provided by @properties / Christie's International Real Estate

  • Arts and crafts activity for kids courtesy of Sage Explorers

  • Donuts and coffee provided by the Oertel Group

3:15 p.m. - 6 p.m.: Visit with Santa 3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.: Lake Forest Civic Orchestra and Lake Forest High School Festival Brass Ensemble 4:40 p.m.: Caroling concert by the Lake Forest High School Choristers 5 p.m.: Lake Forest Dance Academy performance begins, and just after, the lights will be set aglow! 5:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.: Holiday music

For more information on the Tree Lighting visit Lake Forest Parks and Rec.


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