Home Art & Culture An Idyllwild holiday weekend with a new twist Art & CultureOn The Town An Idyllwild holiday weekend with a new twist By Idyllwild Town Crier - November 28, 2018 700 0 Facebook Twitter Google+ Among the many talented performers at the Saturday Tree Lighting Ceremony was this young choir. Photo by Peter Szabadi Santa Claus also was present at the Tree Lighting and listened to many children’s holiday wishes.Photo by Peter Szabadi Hot chocolate, reindeer and hugs all were ways to keep warm during the 58th-annual Tree Lighting Ceremony Saturday.Photo by Peter Szabadi Idyllwild’s Christmas Tree lit up brightly and will continue to welcome residents and visitors to town through the New Year. Photo by Peter Szabadi Greg Kojar was one of several performers who entertained at the Christmas Tree Lighting Saturday, Nov 24.Photo by Peter Szabadi One of Santa’s helpers was very busy during the afternoon of the Tree Lighting Ceremony and Martha Pearson ensured the helper was happy. Photo by Peter Szabadi Hot chocolate, reindeer and hugs all were ways to keep warm during the 58th-annual Tree Lighting Ceremony Saturday. Photo by Peter Szabadi Hot chocolate, reindeer and hugs all were ways to keep warm. Photo by Peter Szabadi Levi Gunn sings a solo with the group Resonante. They entertained the crowd awaiting the lighting of Idyllwild’s Christmas Tree. Photo by Peter Szabadi With the holiday season in the air, the Stratford Players performed “Christmas On-Air” Sunday afternoon at the First Church of Christ, Scientist. The cast is Allison Fedrick, Brent Lance, Chic Fojtik, Christopher Morse, Dick English, Julie Pence, Nicole Hock, Rudy Rich and Suzy Capparelli, piano maestro Ed Hanson, and a special appearance and reading of “The Night Before Christmas” by Doug Austin. More performances are scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, also at the church.Photo by Jenny Kirchner LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.