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Posted on Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 5:55 a.m.

Images From Depot Town's Tree-lighing Celebration

By Courtney Sacco

Ypsilanti residents gathered in Depot Town Saturday night for the annual tree-lighing celebration.

Residents enjoyed hot chocolate and sang christmas carols before the ceremony. Santa Claus was the honored guest who lit the tree in Depot Town kicking off the holiday season.



Mon, Nov 26, 2012 : 12:28 a.m.

Why do I never hear of this cool stuff before it happens? Looked like good fun.

Boychoir of Ann Arbor

Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 8:37 p.m.

Thank you to these 3 choristers for representing The Boychoir of Ann Arbor! Sorry we couldn't bring the choir to the tree lighting, maybe next year. For anyone who would like to hear these boys sing, our traditional "A Boychoir Christmas" concerts are coming up on December 14 in Ypsilanti & December 15 in Ann Arbor. Details at or


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 3:56 p.m.

Wonderful to see so many people out supporting events in beautiful downtown Ypsi!!


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 4 p.m.

LA.....Not trying to nit pick you here but it's Depot Town not downtown.But otherwise nice comment


Sun, Nov 25, 2012 : 1:37 p.m.

Do you use some kind of voice-to-text program to write these captions? "Crowed" instead of crowd and my favorite, "The crowed lessons to three members of..."