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North Bend, Snoqualmie tree lighting festivals happen simultaneously, Saturday

Residents gather at the community stage during North bend’s tree lighting festival in 2012. The festival returns on Saturday, Dec. 7. - Photo by Mary Miller
Residents gather at the community stage during North bend’s tree lighting festival in 2012. The festival returns on Saturday, Dec. 7.
— image credit: Photo by Mary Miller

Both Upper Valley cities mark the start of the holiday season with tree lighting festivals happening Saturday afternoon, Dec. 7

North Bend tree celebration

The city of North Bend’s Holiday Tree Lighting Festival is 4 to 8 p.m. on the downtown block. Swing by for sing-alongs, performances, Santa visits and a nice bonfire.

Planned events include:

• 4:20 p.m., Snoqualmie Valley Girls Choir performance

• 4:40 p.m., IGNITE Dance and Yoga perforrmance

• 5:05 p.m., tree lighting with Mayor Ken Hearing and Santa arrival

• 5:10 p.m., Community sing-a-long, assisted by the Snoqualmie Valley Girls Choir

• 5:30 p.m., Snoqualmie Valley Unicycle Club performance.

Snoqualmie tree lighting

Watch as Snoqualmie’s Christmas Tree starts shining, 6:30 p.m. at Railroad Park Gazebo across from the Snoqualmie Depot. Visit with Santa, get horse-drawn carriage rides, listen to live music, and enjoy cookies and cocoa.

A Holiday Open House in Historic Snoqualmie takes place simultaneously. 4 to 8 p.m., at various downtown shops and businesses.

Find live music, art displays, treats and tastings, beverages for all ages, and special deals for holiday shopping at stores and restaurants throughout downtown Snoqualmie.

 

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