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High school band, choir and the Beaverton Community Band will perform before the lights are switched on.

PMG FILE PHOTO - Hundreds of people gather in December 2019 for the annual tree light ceremony at Beaverton City Park.Beaverton is once again breaking out the holiday decorations after the turkeys are cooked and the leftovers are gone.

The city is hosting a tree lighting event to ring in the holidays at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at Southwest Hall Boulevard and Fifth Street, near Beaverton City Park.

Don't miss the festivities beforehand either, with the second day of the Beaverton High School Holiday Bazaar in full swing from 2-8 p.m. Dec. 3.

The outdoor marketplace will be in the parking lot near the Beaverton City Library on Fifth Street, where the Beaverton Farmers Market usually operates. Nov. 21 was the last Farmers Market weekend of the season.

Admission is free, but a $1 donation to the Beaverton High School Family & Alumni Network is appreciated, according to the school. Donations of new socks also are requested.

The Beaverton High School Band, choir and the Beaverton Community Band will perform at the holiday bazaar at 5:15 p.m., 6:15 p.m., and 7 p.m., respectively.

Southwest Fifth Street between Southwest Hall Boulevard and Southwest Watson Avenue will be closed, as well as Southwest Hall Boulevard between Southwest Fifth and Third streets, starting at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 3.

One week after Thanksgiving, Valley Catholic High School will host its fourth annual tree lighting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, in the school's courtyard.

The Valley Catholic High School Choir will be caroling, and cookies and hot cocoa will be available. Admission cost is a donation of new, wool socks to benefit the Blanchet House Harrington Health Clinic Foot Clinic. Socks will be on sale at the door for the donation drive.


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