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Garden City, Interfaith Sanctuary cancel Thursday tree lightings

Caldwell will be among the first cities in the Treasure Valley to kick off the holiday season with its annual “Winter Wonderland” on Friday, Nov. 18.
Caldwell will be among the first cities in the Treasure Valley to kick off the holiday season with its annual “Winter Wonderland” on Friday, Nov. 18. kjones@idahostatesman.com

Garden City Tree Lighting: While this event was scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, at Garden City City Hall, it has been cancelled because of the weather conditions.

Interfaith Sanctuary Tree Lighting: This event is also cancelled for Thursday, Dec. 8, because of the weather. It was scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, Interfaith Sanctuary Homeless Shelter, 1620 W. River St., Boise.

Country Christmas: 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, Heritage Park, 185 E. State St., Eagle. Christmas market, tree lighting (5:37 p.m.), music, free carriage rides, opportunity to pet a reindeer. Across the street, kids activity tent (1 to 5 p.m.) with Santa (3 to 5 p.m.). And at Creekside Fellowship Church (350 E. State St.), Reindeer Ramble fun run (4:15 p.m., $19) and cookie and cocoa tasting (1 to 6 p.m.). Drop-off barrels for gently used coats, gloves or hats for the Coats 4 Kids drive. 489-8763.

Statesman reporter Dana Oland contributed to this report.

The U.S. Capitol Christmas tree, an 80-foot Engelmann spruce from the Payette National Forest, stopped at the Idaho State Capitol on its state tour before heading to the nation's Capitol. Gov. Butch Otter and other dignitaries spoke at festivities

The 2016 U.S. Capitol Christmas tree is from the Payette National Forest. We got a closeup look Monday at some of the ornaments that Idahoans of all ages made for the tree, which is touring Idaho before heading east. The tree was on display in fro

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