Lexington Begins Holiday Season With Traditional Christmas Tree Lighting

 

 

 Lexington begins the Christmas Season with the traditional lighting of the tree on the grounds of the Beech River Museum. Photo by W. Clay Crook/The Lexington Progress.

Lexington begins the Christmas Season with the traditional lighting of the tree on the grounds of the Beech River Museum.
Photo by W. Clay Crook/The Lexington Progress.

The breeze was brisk, and the laughter of children growing, as the sun set and the lights for the Lexington Christmas Tree were turned on. For the young, the event is always a wonder, as the large living holly tree, decorated by nature with deep green leaves, and bright red berries, are brought to holiday life with hundreds of lights. For the rest of us, it has become a traditional welcoming of the Christmas Season. Mayor Jowers said, …

For the complete story, see the 12-14-16 edition of The Lexington Progress.

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