Day after Thanksgiving? Day after Halloween? How soon is too soon to decorate for the holidays and listen to holiday music?
- LOCAL CONNECTIONS
Saturday, November 17, 2012
As Algonquin and Lake in the Hills shoppers headed to the store for Halloween candy in October, they were met with a now-familiar sight: holiday decorations. Christmas trees, lights, blow-up Menorahs and manger scenes line the aisles already at Home Depot, Target, Walmart and other stores. So when it comes to your holiday decorations and holiday music, how soon do you start? Whether your tree goes up while the jack-o-lanterns are still on the porch; or if you stick to the nothing-until-after-Thanksgiving rule, tell us: When will you decorate for the holidays and start playing holiday music?
The McHenry County Patch.com sites are holding a photo contest to determine which household has the best home and Christmas tree decorations in the county.
Do you have a Clark Griswold in your neighborhood? Does your Christmas tree glitter and glow a little brighter and better than the rest? McHenry County’s Patch.com websites are in search of the homes and Christmas trees in the county with the best, most over-the-top, most beautiful Christmas decorations. The winner will receive a Target gift card. Here’s how you can enter (it’s simple!): The deadline for entering is Wednesday, Dec. 14. Patch.com editors will select their favorite homes and trees as finalists and then turn over the voting to readers. Readers will able to vote on the McHenry County websites for their favorites. The house and tree with the most votes wins. With that said, we look forward to seeing a lot of photos …