All are invited to Burien’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting at Economy Wiring (633 SW 148th Street, map below) on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, starting at 6 p.m.
Here’s what to expect at this long-running event:
- The St. Francis Choir will be singing.
- Santa will arrive on a firetruck!
- Cookies and hot chocolate/cider after the tree lighting.
- Please bring a toy or non-perishable food item for the Firemanâ€™s Outreach program.
This tradition has illuminated the Burien skyline for a long time now, since Economy Wiring Company Founder Gwin Smith started it in 1966. Over the years his small celebration has grown to include the St. Francis Choir and the King County Station #2 Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department.
In the first eight years of the tree lighting, Gwin actually climbed the huge fir tree himself to install the lights and then climbed back up in January to take them down. This changed some years ago, when the fire department took responsibility for installing and removing the lights.
Come out and enjoy the evening!
Economy Wiring Company/YB Tubless
633 SW 148th Street
Phone: 206-244-7542NOTE: Economy Wiring is an Advertiser with The B-Town Blog.
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