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City of Palos Heights
7607 W. College Drive
Palos Heights, IL 60463
(708) 361-1800
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Annual Holiday Tree Decorating Contest: Winners will be announced at the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, Dec. 4 at 6:30 p.m. Please have someone from your group attend to receive either your prize or certificate.

Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, Friday, Dec. 4, 6:30 - 8:30 pm at the Palos Heights Fire Station, 123rd & Harlem. The holidays begin with the Mayor lighting the big tree and a Christmas carol sing-along. Featuring Santa arriving on a fire truck, photo ops with Santa, treat bags for children, free face painting and crafts, holiday wagon rides, hot chocolate, cookies, popcorn.

Holidays on Harlem, Dec. 4 and 5 in the Harlem Avenue Shopping District. In conjunction with the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, the Harlem Avenue Business Association is planning this special event and many business will be offering special discounts, deals, and refreshments on these two days. Friday, Dec. 4, 6 - 9 pm, and Sat. Dec. 5, Noon - 9 pm. This event will also feature horse drawn carriage rides, carolers, festive Christmas decorations and music, raffle baskets, children's activities, marshmallow roasting, a food pantry and much more. Click here to see the promos businesses are offering.

PH Woman's Club Annual Christmas Housewalk, Sat. Dec. 12, 8 am - 3:30 pm. Hot breakfast, raffles, tour of local homes decorated for the holidays, and more. Click here for details.

Noel Concert, Songs Yule Love, presented by Musichorale, Sunday, Dec. 13 at 3:20 pm at Trinity Christian College's Ozinga Auditorium. Tickets $14 in advance, $15 at the door. For more information or tickets, call 773-239-6279 or

Beyond the Nutcracker presented by Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts at Stagg High School, 8015 W. 111th Street. Saturday at 2 pm and 7 pm, Sunday at 3 pm. Tickets $10 - $15. Seating is Reserved - Advanced Purchase Recommended. Call 708-329-8773 or

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