November 19, 2004 - Celebration of Lights begins
at 6 p.m. today with Mayor Bill Haslam leading the traditional lighting
of the trees on Market Square.
The family event will include a visit from Santa Claus, cooking decorating with Mrs. Claus, holiday stories and carriage rides.
Country music recording artist Jessica
Andrews will lead caroling, and the Mountain Tennessee Song Show
Choir and Sara Schwabe & Her Yankee Jass Band will perform.
Also the Craft and Greenery
Market will extend its hours to 9 p.m. today. The market features
nearly 20 booths on Market Square and Krutch Park selling art and craft
items ranging from jewelry to birdhouses, as well as greenery, poinsettias
Hours are noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, noon to 9 p.m., Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
Parking downtown is free in the City's Locust Street and State Street
garages weekday evenings and throughout the weekend.