Christmas tree exhibit now open in the Lansing Historical Society’s museum
By Josh Bootsma
LANSING, Ill. (November 30, 2021) – Choirs from both TF South and TF North took to the Lansing Library stage to usher in the Christmas season, and mark the grand opening of the Festival of Lights exhibit at the Lansing Historical Society museum.
Welcomed by museum curator Barb Dust, the TFS and TFN choirs each performed a couple songs before gathering as a combined choir to lead the audience in singing some classic carols.
The TF North choir performed first, led by director William Spakowski.
The TF South choir followed, directed by Julie Potsic. The choir sang Where Are You Christmas? and Mary, Did You Know?
The combined choir led the crowd in singing Deck the Halls, Joy to the World, Santa Claus is Coming to Town, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and Silent Night.
Festival of Lights
After the performance, the Festival of Lights officially opened. More details about the annual, diverse tradition is available in this article:
- Festival of Lights tradition returns to Lansing Historical Society (November 27, 2021)
Festival of Lights hours will be Monday through Thursday from 6–8 p.m. and Saturdays from noon–3 p.m. Tours can be arranged by calling 708-474-7497. The exhibit is located in the basement of the Lansing Library at 2750 Indiana Avenue.