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Alexandria Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony – Friday, November 27

tree lightingKick off the holiday season by making plans to attend the 2015 City of Alexandria Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, November 27, at 6 p.m., at Market Square, located at 301 King Street in Alexandria.

Admission is FREE and the event will occur rain or shine.

At this official kickoff to the holiday season, Mayor William D. Euille and Santa Claus will light the City tree in Market Square. Entertainment features a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, and performances by Encore Stage & Studio Children’s Theatre and the Alexandria Singers. This event is coordinated by the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities.

The public is encouraged to take public transit or walk to the event. Visitors to Old Town can take the Metrorail lines to the King Street Station and then take the free King Street Trolley to the event.

For DASH schedule information, call 703.370.3274 or visit this link.

For Metrobus schedule information, call 202.637.7000 or visit this link. For a parking map, visit www.alexandriava.gov/12490.

For additional information, call the City’s Special Events Hotline at 703.746.5592 or visit this link.

Lee Hernly, Editor
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Lee Hernly is the Founder and Editor of Port City Wire, Alexandria, Virginia's best source for hyper-local news, opinion, and events. I live in the Old Town Alexandria area with my fantastic wife and son Sam. Oh, there’s Serena & Bea too. I’m so excited to meet new readers and see where you are from! Please be sure to leave a comment with a link to your blog so I can check it out!

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