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(PHOTOS) 2019 Decatur Christmas Tree lighting

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(PHOTOS) 2019 Decatur Christmas Tree lighting

Sara Moore, 6, looks at the tree during the annual Decatur Christmas tree lighting on the MARTA Plaza, Dec. 5.
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By Dean Hesse, contributor 

Little Shop of Stories children’s bookstore and the City of Decatur teamed up again for the annual Christmas tree lighting on the MARTA Plaza Dec. 5. The event featured Christmas carols from the Fifth Avenue Upper Elementary chorus and a visit from Santa Claus.

(l-r) Siblings Robert, 9, and twins Cohen and Chloe, 11, Cureton wait for the festivities to begin during the Decatur Tree Lighting on the MARTA Plaza, Dec. 5.

Will Morrow, 5, gets behind the wheel of Decatur Fire Rescue’s mini fire truck before the annual Decatur Christmas Tree Lighting, Dec. 5.

The Fifth Avenue Upper Elementary chorus sings a Christmas carol during the annual Decatur Christmas tree lighting on the MARTA Plaza, Dec. 5.

Music teacher Nick Brooks leads the Fifth Avenue Upper Elementary chorus during the annual Decatur Christmas tree lighting on the MARTA Plaza, Dec. 5.

 

Justin Colussy-Estes, manager of Little Shop of Stories children’s bookstore speaks to the crowd during the annual Decatur Christmas tree lighting on the MARTA Plaza, Dec. 5.

Santa Claus arrives during the annual Decatur Christmas tree lighting on the MARTA Plaza, Dec. 5.

Santa lights the tree during the annual Decatur Christmas tree lighting on the MARTA Plaza, Dec. 5.

People get under the snow machine during the annual Decatur Christmas tree lighting on the MARTA Plaza, Dec. 5.

Children enjoy the snow machine during the annual Decatur Christmas tree lighting on the MARTA Plaza, Dec. 5.

Quinn Hagan, 2, dances with her mother Liesl while waiting for the the festivities to begin during the annual Decatur Tree Lighting on the MARTA Plaza, Dec. 5.

A child reaches out for snow bubbles during the annual Decatur Christmas tree lighting on the MARTA Plaza, Dec. 5.

Music teacher Nick Brooks leads the Fifth Avenue Upper Elementary chorus in a Christmas carol during the annual Decatur Christmas tree lighting on the MARTA Plaza, Dec. 5.

Children enjoy the snow machine during the annual Decatur Christmas tree lighting on the MARTA Plaza, Dec. 5.

Santa reminds children they need to get to bed on time during the annual Decatur Christmas tree lighting on the MARTA Plaza, Dec. 5.

Emmett Tubbs, 3, reaches out for snow bubbles in his father Kyle’s arms during the annual Decatur Christmas tree lighting on the MARTA Plaza, Dec. 5.

Frehwot, 6, reacts to the snow bubbles during the annual Decatur Christmas tree lighting on the MARTA Plaza, Dec. 5.

Red reaches out for some snow bubbles during the annual Decatur Christmas tree lighting on the MARTA Plaza, Dec. 5.

Children climb on the Celebration sculpture during the annual Decatur Christmas tree lighting on the MARTA Plaza, Dec. 5.

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