Dearborn Christmas tree-lighting, sing-along Dec. 9

Photo courtesy of the city of Dearborn
Dearborn’s Tree-Lighting Ceremony and Sing-along is Monday, Dec. 9 at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center.

DEARBORN – The city’s annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and Sing-Along at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center will be 6 to 9:30 p.m. on Monday.

As an added attraction, guests can enjoy a presentation of the original holiday movie “Frosty the Snowman” in the Michael A. Guido Theater as well as hearing a selection of holiday music performed by the Dearborn Big Band in the Theater Lobby.

The schedule of events is:
• 6 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 public is welcome. For more information, call 313-943-2354.

The Tree-Lighting Ceremony and Sing-Along is supported by the Dearborn Lions Club, Nigosian Oriental Rug Co., Park Place Catering and Tim Hortons.