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Armin Mehic holds up his son, Holden, in front of the tree at Winnetkas annual tree lighting ceremony on Friday, Dec. 1 at Station Park. PHOTOS BY LOIS BERNSTEIN/22ND CENTURY MEDIA
Children’s choir members from The School of Saints Faith, Hope and Charity sing carols.
Violet Quinn receives a candy cane from Santa Claus.
Libby Elliott, Freelance Reporter
3:35 pm CST December 4, 2017
Is there a single event that marks the beginning of the holiday season each year? Thanksgiving? Black Friday? Or, is it the sudden arrival of red cups and gingerbread lattes at Starbucks?