30-foot tree lit up for the holidays in downtown Oakland

on December 4, 2009

The Golden Gate Boys Choir and Bell Ringers and the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir performed last night at Oakland City Center. While they played, the crowd mingled in the chilly night air as elves conducted magic tricks and Santa took wishes for the big day later this month. Finally, a 30-foot tall white fir tree was lit–complete with energy-saving bulbs and 600 tree ornaments was lit.

1 Comment

  1. Samara on December 17, 2009 at 9:48 am

    How wonderful! My brother went through the entire program and it’s so great that after 21 years, the choir is still going strong!



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