Sunday, December 9, 2012
Dozens of familes stopped out to the annual Lake in the Hills Festival of Trees Friday night.
Once again, the Lake in the Hills Village Hall lawn is shining bright following the annual Festival of Trees lighting ceremony Friday. Dozens of families stopped out to the annual event Friday. Shortly after 6 p.m., Santa and Mrs. Claus were escorted into the village hall parking lot on a fire truck. As children cheered, Santa flipped the switch to light the several trees that line the sidewalk in front of village hall, 600 Harvest Gate. The trees are decorated by local businesses and organizations. Starting today, residents can vote for their favorite tree by placing a non-perishable good underneath it. Voting will continue through Dec. 17 and the trees will remain up through Christmas Day. All goods left beneath the trees will be donated…
Friday, December 7, 2012
Join in the holiday fun tonight at Lake in the HIlls Village Hall.
Friday, December 23, 2011
Trinity Gymnastics Academy collected 249 nonperishable food items under the tree it decorated during the annual Festival of Trees.
Trinity Gymnastics Academy collected the most donated food under its Christmas tree this year making it the winner of the 2011 Festival of Trees decorating contest. In total, 249 nonperishable items were left under Trinity's tree, according to a village press release. People were asked to leave a nonperishable item under their favorite decorated tree as part of a yearly fundraising event organized by the village of Lake in the Hills. The trees lined the front sidewalk of Village Hall, and donations were taken from Dec. 3 through Dec. 22. In total, 1,400 items were donated. The nonperishable items have been donated to the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Interfaith Food Pantry and the Grafton Township Food Pantry. The village presented …
Monday, December 5, 2011
Santa arrived at the Lake in the Hills Village Hall on Friday night to an enthusiastic crowd of about 300 children and parents.
Santa and Mrs. Claus took time out of their busy schedules Friday to stop by the Lake in the Hills Festival of Trees. A crowd of happy faces greeted the jolly old pair as they stepped off the Algonquin-LITH Fire Department truck that provided transportation from the "North Pole" to the Lake in the Hills Village Hall, 600 Harvest Gate. Mr. Claus had the honorary duty of lighting the row of Christmas trees, all sponsored by local businesses and organizations. For the Festival of Trees, visitors vote for their favorite tree by placing canned good items underneath it. Voting is open through Dec. 22, and all donations will be given to the Algonquin/ Lake in the Hills Interfaith Food Pantry and the Grafton Township Food Pantry. Santa lit the …
Friday, December 2, 2011
The village of Lake in the Hills hosts its annual Festival of Trees at 6 p.m. Dec. 2 at Village Hall.
Most of the trees that line the front sidewalk of Village Hall, 600 Harvest Gate, Lake in the Hills, during the holiday season had been decorated Thursday by area businesses and organizations in preparation for this year's Festival of Trees. The Festival of Trees and Santa ride-in starts at 6 p.m. Dec. 2. Lake in the Hills Patch has more information up on the event.
The village of Lake in the Hills will host the 2011 Festival of Trees starting at 6 p.m. tonight when Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus will arrive via fire truck at village hall.
Christmas trees are decked out outside Village Hall with Santa Claus and his wife expected to make an appearance this evening for the 2011 Festival of Trees. The annual event kicks off at 6 p.m. with Santa and Mrs. Claus arriving on an Algonquin/Lake in the Hills Fire Department fire truck at Village Hall, 600 Harvest Gate. Visitors will be able to check out the trees decorated by area businesses and organizations outside of Village Hall and vote for their favorite by placing a canned good under it. Santa and Mrs. Claus also will be available inside Village Hall for pictures and to hear area children's Christmas wishes. The trees will remain up outside Village Hall until Dec. 22, and until then, people will be able to vote on their …
Friday, December 3, 2010
Festival of Trees will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight at village hall.
The village's Festival of Trees will kick off this evening at 6 p.m. Several businesses have decorated trees, which line the front sidewalk of village hall, 600 Harvest Gate. The trees will officially be unveiled during a lighting ceremony at tonight's Festival of Trees. The event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Those attending can get a closer look at the trees and vote for their favorite tree by placing a canned good under that tree. Santa will also be on hand within village hall to visit with children. The event has drawn as many as 300 people in the past and the wait for Santa can sometimes wind outside village hall, said Trudy Wakeman, the village of LITH's director of parks and recreation. Snow is expected tonight and temperatures are …
Tuesday, November 30, 2010
The village is also hosting its annual house decorating contest.
The village of Lake in the Hills will kick off the holiday season this Friday with a visit from Santa at its annual Festival of Trees. Several businesses will decorate trees that will be on display outside village hall, 600 Harvest Gate, and officially be unveiled to the community during the Festival of Trees, which wil be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.The businesses will be able to start decorating today. At 6 p.m. Friday, Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive by firetruck to perform the tree-lighting ceremony. People can vote on their favorite tree by placing a canned good underneath that tree. Those donations will support Lake in the Hills/Algonquin Food Pantry and the Grafton Township Food Pantry. Canned goods can be placed under the tree …
Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Businesses can decorate a tree that will be displayed outside village hall, 600 Harvest Gate.
The village Lake in the Hills is still looking for businesses to sponsor a Christmas tree at its annual Festival of Trees. As of late last week, 12 businesses had signed up to decorate a tree, said Trudy Wakeman, director for the Parks and Recreation Department. The village typically accepts up to 25 sponsors for the annual event, which is in its ninth year. The deadline for sponsoring a tree is Friday, and the cost is $75 and includes lights and the tree for decorating. The trees are displayed outside village hall, 600 Harvest Gate. The trees are first available to decorate on Nov. 30 and businesses can continue to add to their trees up until 4 p.m. on Dec. 3. The village will host its Festival of Trees event between 6 and 8 p.m. on …