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Holiday Tree Lighting: A Village Tradition

People filled Cook Park on Friday for Libertyville's annual tree-lighting ceremony.

The unusually warm weather brought hundreds of people out Friday to witness the lighting of the holiday tree in downtown .

Singers from the Sports Complex Ensemble singing class led the crowd in singing "Here Comes Santa Claus," as the Jolly Old Elf came down Milwaukee riding atop a firetruck.

In addition to visiting with Santa, residents had the chance to tour the Cook Mansion, and enjoy cider, cookies, and hot chocolate from some of the downtown businesses.

Bonnie Quirke November 28, 2011 at 07:46 PM
It was great fun and great weather.

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