Holiday Festivities Bring Lights & Cheer to Area

, Posted: Sun, December 2 2012 at 12:05 AM, Updated: Sun, December 2 2012 at 12:23 AM

The holidays are here and there's no hiding it. This weekend a handful of events kicked off throughout NBC 5's viewing area. Here's a brief look at some fun, family-friendly activities this weekend.

21st Annual Providence Festival of Trees

If you're looking to escape to a winter wonderland well you just might be able to if you head down to the 21st Annual Providence Festival of Trees.

The parking lot at the Medford Armory was packed on Saturday. It was filled with people looking to take part in some holiday magic.

The money raised will help patients and their families after being diagnosed with serious illnesses.

During the past 20-years, Providence Festival of Trees has raised more than $6-million.

The event continues Sunday at the Medford Armory.

Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for seniors (age 60+), and $3 for children (ages 2-12).

For more information, click here to visit the Providence Festival of Trees website.

Winter Lights Festival Brightens Downtown Medford

Also on Saturday in downtown Medford, the holidays are getting off to a bright start with the Winter Lights Festival.

Around 5pm, Saturday night, more than two-thousand lights were lit on the 40-foot holiday tree in Vogel Plaza.

The tree lighting is just part of the many activities in this weekend's festival including appearances by Santa Claus, high school band performances, and a candy cane hunt.

This is the 6th year for the holiday kick-off hosted by Medford Parks and Recreation.

Jacksonville's Victorian Christmas Celebration

The Victorian Christmas Celebration also kicked off in Downtown Jacksonville. Holiday activities continue on Sunday from 11am-4pm.

Click Here to learn more about what's going on in Jacksonville this weekend.

Snowflake Festival Kicks Off in Klamath Falls

East of the Cascades in Klamath Falls, The Annual Snowflake Festival began as well. For more information on what's happening throughout the week...Click Here


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