Traditional tree lighting kicks off local shopping season - CBS46 News

Traditional tree lighting kicks off local shopping season

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The Macy's Great Tree Lighting at Lenox Square Mall kicked off the holiday shopping season. A variety of entertainers charmed the crowd including country star Trace Adkins.

This is the 65th year for the tree lighting. The 35-year-old white pine arrived and was put atop of Macy's on Nov. 11. The tree was cut from a residence in Mableton, GA.

Festivities began at 7 p.m. while fireworks set to holiday music capped off the Macy's Great Tree Lighting.

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