Since the weather outside won’t be frightful, expect a sizable gathering for the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
at downtown’s Clinton Square
bordering South Salina, West Genesee and South Clinton streets, on
Friday, Nov. 23, starting at 6:30 p.m. Dubbed “Home for the Holidays,”
the event will include musical guests such as the Syracuse Brigadiers Alumni Drum and Bugle Corps
, the Syracuse chapter of the Gospel Workshop of North America
and Corcoran High School’s musical ensemble Corcoran Live!
Also on the program: Santa Claus
and his better half, plus Mayor Stephanie Miner
(above, at the 2011 festivities) throwing the light switch, then throwing an open house at nearby City Hall
, 233 E. Washington St., from 7 to 8 p.m. with music from the Stan Colella All-Star Band
. The event is free. For information, call 473-4330.
Michael Davis Photo