Holiday tree lighting at Fountain Square


Kick off the holiday season at the Holiday Tree Lighting on Friday, Nov. 20, 5 p.m., in Fountain Square.

Join Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl, Santa, and Mrs. Claus as they light the tree in Fountain Square; enjoy holiday music by the Evanston Children’s Choir; and take advantage of specials, discounts, entertainment, and hot chocolate at downtown stores and restaurants. Free parking will be available at the three main downtown Evanston parking garages.

Charles Bartling

A resident of Evanston since 1975, Chuck Bartling holds a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and has extensive experience as a reporter and editor for daily newspapers, radio stations and business-oriented magazines.

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