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>7th Annual New Bern Christmas Tree Lighting

>Bring the whole family and enjoy a New Bern Christmas Tradition!

The Hilton New Bern Riverfront Hotel and The City of New Bern will present the 7th Annual New Bern Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on December 2nd 2011.

The ceremony will feature entertainment from within our community, plenty of refreshments, and a special visit from Santa Claus himself!

The U.S Marine Corp Color Guard will present the Flag to commence the evening’s festivities and New Bern Mayor Lee Bettis will be on hand to flip the switch for the Grand Finale.

Our hosts, WCTI anchors, Anna Bulszewicz and Les Still, will entice the Holiday spirit and showcase a slew of local talent. This year’s participants include, Craven Community College’s Singing Ambassadors, Wanda Kay’s Dance Studio, The New Bern High School Band, The St Paul Chorus Singers, and local entertainer John Van Dyke. Santa Claus will arrive courtesy of The New Bern Fire Dept.

The U.S. Marine Corp Toys for Tots Foundation will be accepting donations at this event.

7th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting
December 2nd, 2011
The Hilton New Bern Riverfront Hotel (Outdoors – Craven Street Entrance)
6pm – 8pm
Free Admission

Submitted by: John Van Dyke, 252-649-0109