Saturday November 17, 2012
Independence Square Holiday Lighting Ceremony
Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders and Independence Mayor Don Reimal invite you to join them for the Independence Square Christmas Lighting ceremony Saturday, November 17.
An afternoon of activities will conclude that evening with the lighting of the holiday decorations adorning the historic Jackson County Truman Courthouse.
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Kids' Winter Wonderland (sleigh rides available for $2.00)
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Visit from Santa Claus
U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Arrives
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Entertainment for this year’s holiday lighting will be provided by the Sante Fe Elementary School Choir as well as the Ancora Choral Ensemble. County Executive Sanders and Mayor Reimal will flip the switch o light the Truman Courthouse.
Go to visitindependence.com for more details.
The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree is expected to arrive at 4:00 p.m. Sign a giant card that will be delivered with the tree, which will be on display in the nation's capitol.
This year’s Capitol Christmas Tree is being provided by the White River National Forest in Meeker, Colorado and will stop in 30 cities around the country as it makes its way to our nation’s capital. Upon arrival in Washington D.C., the tree will sit on display on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building through the holiday season.
2011 US Capitol Tree