Sights and scenes from the Birmingham Christmas tree lighting ceremony

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Birmingham’s 2017 Christmas tree at Linn Park in front of City Hall

Continuing a tradition that started in the late 1940s, Birmingham held its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony last night. At around 5:30pm, the mayor pulled the switch that unveiled a beautiful sparkling  35 foot tree  at Linn Park in front of several hundred people, including the city council and most importantly Santa Claus.

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Now through December 24th at Alabama Outdoors. Donate a jacket get 15% off a new one.

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Jenny Nickoli, Manager of the Alabama Outdoors Homewood store, photo by Pat Byington

Do you have a jacket in the closet that’s not getting much use?  Take it to your nearby Alabama Outdoors before December 24.   You’ll get 15% off a new jacket and they’ll donate your old one to a local charity.

This year’s annual holiday Jacket Drive at Alabama Outdoors is especially meaningful for Homewood store manager Jenny Nickoli and her family.

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