Lighting of the Trees

November 26, 2013

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Fairhope Lighting of the Trees 2013
The Thursday before Thanksgiving is always Fairhope’s Annual Lighting of the Trees.
This year’s cool – but -not -cold weather brought out a record crowd.
the Happy Olive Fairhope AL
The store windows were glowing and many businesses wisely
remained open for nighttime holiday shoppers.
Lighting of the Trees, Fairhope AL
Different community and school groups performed festive Christmas music.
Big – eyed children gazed into the illuminated toy shop window.
Pinzones in Downtown Fairhope AL
People flooded the local restaurants for a bite to eat.
This beautiful life-sized Santa created by local artist Jan Jones
was peering from the window of
local clothing shop, The Cat’s Meow.
He was making a list and checking it twice.
Lighting of the Trees 2013
Then the countdown began . . .
And the lights went on all over the downtown area.
“Snow” flew through the air and all was merry and bright.
The downtown lights remain lit until after the Arts and Crafts Festival in March.
Come on down and take a look!

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  1. I love this! What a wonderful place you live with all of the sweet happenings. I want to wish you and your family a blessed Thanksgiving.
    be a sweetie,
    Sheila 😉

  2. Fairhope is the closest to Bedford Falls of any place I know! Even without the snow, this is a winter wonderland. I’m giving thanks for your newsletter that has cheered, informed, and entertained me all year!

  3. You really captured the moment…the sites and sounds. I felt as if I were there.
    The shops and restaurants have such a storybook feel. That was a great outing,
    Deb

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