Obama Lights Christmas Tree, Appeals for BrotherhoodPresident Barack Obama jumpstarted the holiday season Thursday, lighting the National Christmas Tree but also appealing to Americans to "come together as brothers and sisters" one day after 14 people were shot to death in Southern California.
Reese Witherspoon to Host National Christmas Tree LightingActress Reese Witherspoon will host the annual lighting of the National Christmas Tree.
Best Free Holiday Events In Washington DCThere is rarely a day in Washington, DC where you will not be able to find some event or special program going on. So you can be sure there are even more events held during the holidays. While holiday events in the city can be rather pricey, there are almost as many free events, as well. Here are the best free holiday events in Washington, D.C.
A Very Muppet Christmas: Miss Piggy Set For D.C. Tree LightingMiss Piggy of "The Muppets" will join other performers at the lighting of the National Christmas Tree in Washington next week.
2014 National Christmas Tree Lighting UnderwayThe National Christmas Tree lighting, which will be held at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 4 on the Ellipse at President’s Park, will be co-hosted by Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson.
Holiday Season Kicks Off With National Christmas Tree LightingThe National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony will go on rain or shine Friday.
Sandoval, Train to Perform at National Christmas Tree LightingJazz trumpeter and pianist Arturo Sandoval and the band Train will perform at the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony this year, along with singer Janelle Monae and Latin musician Prince Royce.
Lottery for National Christmas Tree Lighting Ends Nov. 4The lighting of the National Christmas Tree in Washington is now just five weeks away.
National Christmas Tree Lighting Set for Dec. 6 The lighting of the National Christmas Tree in Washington is now just six weeks away.
Holiday Season Officially Arrives With Lighting Of National Christmas TreeThe National Christmas Tree was lit Thursday night in front of a national television audience and a crowd of thousands gathered in front of the White House at The Ellipse.
Watch It Live: Obama Family to Light National Christmas TreePresident Barack Obama and his family will flip the switch for the 90th annual lighting of the National Christmas Tree.
Obama Family to Light National Christmas TreePresident Barack Obama and his family will flip the switch for the 90th annual lighting of the National Christmas Tree.

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