The City of Dearborn’s annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and Sing-Along will be held this evening at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center from 6 to 9:30 p.m.
As an added attraction, guests at this event can enjoy a presentation of the original holiday movie “Frosty the Snowman” in the Michael A. Guido Theater, and hear a selection of holiday music performed by the Dearborn Big Band in the Theater Lobby.
The schedule of events on Dec. 9 is as follows:
- 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. -Dearborn Big Band (Michael A. Guido Theater Lobby)
- 6:35 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. -Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony with Mayor John B. O’Reilly, Jr. and Honorary Assistant Ahmed Alhawati, a 7-year-old student from Lowrey Elementary School (outside, in the Theater Circular Drive)
- 6:55 p.m. -Holiday movie presentation of “Frosty the Snowman”
- 7:20 p.m. -Holiday-themed performance featuring the Dearborn Public Schools Elementary and Middle School Honors Choirs
- 7:45 p.m. - Christmas Sing-Along with Mayor John B. O’Reilly, Jr.
- 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. - Visit with Santa Claus in Studio A.
The Tree-Lighting Ceremony and Sing-Along is supported by the Dearborn Lions Club, Nigosian Oriental Rug Company, Park Place Catering, and Tim Hortons. It is free to attend.
For more information, call 313-943-2354, or visit www.cityofdearborn.org.