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Photos by Rhonda Holcomb/22nd Century Media The Village of Wilmette holiday tree lights up the sky following a ceremony Friday, Nov. 17, in Wilmette.
Baker Demonstration students (left to right) ZuZu Bailey, Skye Elzuardia and Lianna O’Grady, all 12, play some festive songs to get the ceremony started.
Gary Graf (left), who is retiring from the Village of Wilmette after 39 years of service, and twins Daniel and Jacob Matten, 12, of Wilmette, light the tree.
Kids dance to the music in the rain.
Attendees (left to right) Hailey Snyder, 5, Sadie Snyder, 8, Grace Borgman, 8, Catherine Salvi, 10, and Matthew Salvi, 10, all of Wilmette, enjoy the festivities.
Staff Report
1:25 pm CST November 18, 2017
Rain didn’t dampen the spirts of those in attendance Friday night for the annual tree lighting ceremony in Wilmette.