• The City of Fredericksburg welcomed the holiday season with the annual Community Christmas Tree Lighting on Friday night. Locals and tourists gathered at Marktplatz to watch, sing and enjoy cookies and hot chocolate. Turning on the lights were from left, Ernie Loeffler, president and CEO of the Fredericksburg Convention and Visitor Bureau, Santa and Mrs. Claus. —Standard-Radio Post/McKenzie Moellering
  • At right, Ian Holland entertains the crowd with sounds of the baritone as part of the Fritztown Low Brass Project’s performance at the Community Christmas Tree Lighting. See more photos on page A3.
  • Marktplatz was lit up Friday evening as part of the annual Community Christmas Tree Lighting. The square features a giant Christmas tree and a traditional German pyramid. During the evening, guests could listen to Christmas carols, visit with Santa and skate at the Eisbahn ice rink. — Standard-Radio Post/McKenzie Moellering

’Tis the season

Marktplatz was lit up Friday evening as part of the annual Community Christmas Tree Lighting. The square features a giant Christmas tree and a traditional German pyramid. During the evening, guests could listen to Christmas carols, visit with Santa and skate at the Eisbahn ice rink. — Standard-Radio Post/McKenzie Moellering

At right, Ian Holland entertains the crowd with sounds of the baritone as part of the Fritztown Low Brass Project’s performance at the Community Christmas Tree Lighting. See more photos on page A3.

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