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Annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony set for Thursday

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TYLER (KYTX) - The 27th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will follow the Jaycees Christmas Parade at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29,  at the T.B. Butler Fountain Plaza.

The centerpiece of the ceremony, a 26-foot Leyland Cypress donated by Jackie and Debbie Merket of Merket Christmas Tree Farm in Beckville will include more than 9,600 lights.

The tree will be lit by 1-year-old Daniela Guzzetta, who was named the 2012 Miracle Child, representing the Children's Miracle Network at Trinity Mother Frances Health System.

There will also be live music by the East Texas Christian Jazz  Band and a performance by Artistic Dance Concepts.

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