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November 26, 2018
5:50 PM
Intersection of Clarendon Avenue and South Avondale Road
Avondale Estates, GA 30002
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City Christmas Tree Lighting

Monday, November 26, 2018

The Avondale Children’s Choir will be headlining a Christmas Lantern Parade on the night of Monday, November 26 –en route to the South Avondale and Clarendon for the Tree Lighting Ceremony that same evening! The Lantern Parade will commence at 5:50 p.m. on November 26 from the parking lot of First Baptist Church (47 Covington Road). Led by an Avondale Police escort, the Christmas Lantern Parade route will proceed down Stratford Road, then right on Kensington, around the round-about to Lakeshore, down one block to Kingstone, and finally a right on Berkeley up to South Avondale at Clarendon - the location of the community Christmas Tree! The families of Avondale are invited to make their own Christmas themed lanterns and join in the fun! The Boy Scouts will be serving doughnuts and coffee available at the tree area (S. Avondale at Clarendon) at 6 p.m. The music ceremonies will begin at 6:30 PM featuring the Avondale Children’s Choir, the First Baptist Avondale Victorian Carolers, members of the DSA Heitlight Ensemble, and sing-a-long Christmas carol favorites with the crowd! The tree will be lit in time to the singing “O Christmas Tree” at 7 p.m. Cider and donuts will be available after the tree has been lit as Santa Claus makes a special personal appearance for the occasion. Everyone is invited to join in the fun as we kick off the Christmas season in beautiful Avondale. For more information contact Mark Green at avondaleacc@