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Steve Weagle to serve as emcee of tree-lighting extravaganza at Boca Raton Innovation Campus

Celebration set for Nov. 16 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
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Posted at 2:33 PM, Oct 27, 2023

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Celebrate the "most wonderful time of the year" with WPTV at the first free community tree-lighting event of the holiday season.

WPTV First Alert Weather chief meteorologist Steve Weagle will serve as emcee of CP Group's eighth annual tree lighting and holiday extravaganza on Thursday, Nov. 16 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Boca Raton Innovation Campus.

This year's event includes appearances by Santa and the return of his live reindeer. There will also be children's activities at Santa's Workshop, a 12-foot-high holiday bounce house, a farm animal petting zoo, face-painting and holiday-themed performances by the West Boca Raton Community High School choir, Organic Movements Dance School and Grandview Preparatory School.

As it has for the past seven years, the evening benefits Spirit of Giving's annual holiday gift drive and the Junior League of Boca Raton.

In the event of inclement weather, the make-up date is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 17.

WPTV will have a live stream of the festivities.