Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Burnsville Tree Lighting Ceremony

District 191 music groups will perform at holiday lighting ceremony

Two student musical groups from Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 will participate in the annual Winter Lighting Ceremony in Burnsville at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 23, in Nicollet Commons Park, 12600 Nicollet Avenue.

The FreeStyle choir from Burnsville High School will perform under the direction of Bryan Fisher. The Sioux Trail Elementary School Choir, under the direction of Kristen Longanecker, will also perform.

During the ceremony, over 200,000 mini-lights and 225 streetlight snowflakes will be turned on along with lights on a 30-foot tree. Holiday treats will be provided by Jo Jo's Rise & Wine, Cub Foods and Chianti Grill.

Free parking is located at the Park and Ride Ramp located on Pillsbury Avenue and the Heart of the City Ramp located on Travelers Trail.

The lighting program is sponsored by the non-profit Burnsville Community Foundation with donations from area businesses and residents.

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