Annual tree lighting tour set for Nov. 29

Mayor Walsh and the Dorchester Holiday Celebrations Committee will light the neighborhood’s holiday trees in a City View trolley-stop tour of ten villages on Sat., Nov. 29.

The tour starts at 3:30 p.m. at Port Norfolk at Redfield Street. The tour will make stoips of the half-hour as follows: 4 p.m. Harbor Point; 4:30 p.m. Meetinghouse Hill at Rev. Allen Park; 5 p.m. Uphams Corner at Strand Theatre; 5:30 p.m. Blessed Mother Theresa Church; 6 p.m. Savin Hill at Ryan Playground; 6:30 p.m. Fields Corner at Park St Clock; 7 p.m. King Street Playground at Adams St/King St; 7:30 p.m. Peabody Sq at Ashmont Station North Plaza.

The Lower Mills tree will be lit on Thurs., Nov. 20 at 5:30 p.m. as part of the annual Lower Mills Holiday Stroll. Neponset Circle’s tree will be lit in a ceremony set for Sat., Dec. 6.

A separate trolley tour— sponsored by Old Town Trolley and the mayor’s office— will make three local stops on the afternoon of Sunday, Dec. 7: Mattapan Square (2:30 p.m.); Codman Sq. ( 3:15 p.m.) and Adams Corner at 4 p.m. Both trolley tours will feature appearances by Santa Claus.

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