By the time the tree lighting concluded in Gander, Henry Troake, left, and Logan Bemister, had set their sights on building a snow fort.
As is tradition in Gander, resident Lenny Moss had the honour of lighting the town’s Christmas tree. Moss isn’t sure how many times he has flipped the switch, but Sue Reid says she has attended the event with him for the past four years.
Pictured, from left, Emelyn Purcell, Jessica Tiller and Paige Sargent, with the Beyond Youth Choir, preforming a number of holiday favourites during Gander’s tree lighting ceremony.
Santa Claus was the guest of honour at the annual Christmas tree lighting at the town hall in Gander, Tuesday, Nov. 27. As soon as he made his presence known, Santa was greeted by area children eager to catch a glimpse and receive a candy cane.
With the click of a button, Gander had officially kicked into Christmas mode.
The town held its annual tree lighting at the town hall Tuesday, Nov. 27, and it included everything Christmas — hot chocolate, holiday music, a great big Christmas tree and even a visit from Santa Claus.