The Bruton sisters carol at Wadleigh Park for the Vale Tree Lighting ceremony held last Friday, Dec. 6. (The Enterprise/Joe Siess)

VALE - Vale’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting at Wadleigh Park on Friday, Dec. 6, brought the holiday spirit to Vale.

Immediately following the tree lighting ceremony there was a reception with Santa at the Vale Grange Hall with hot beverages provided by Bixby’s Stopitoff Coffee and the Perk Beverage Company.

Malinda Castleberry, the owner of Mal’s Diner put on a chili feed, and all donations for chili went to the Vale Chamber of Commerce.

KnR Photography, a local photographer, was at the event taking photos. There was also face painting and a chance to buy from local vendors.

Abigail Pirwitz visits with Santa at Vale Grange Hall after the tree lighting ceremony. (The Enterprise/Joe Siess)

Erin and Jacob Fife enjoy the warmth in the Vale Grange Hall following the tree lighting ceremony. (The Enterprise/Joe Siess)

Aidan Crick and Xanthe Chezem visit with Santa at the reception following the Vale Tree Lighting on Friday, Dec. 6. (The Enterprise/Joe Siess)

Hot chocolate and coloring books. What more could you need? (The Enterprise/Joe Siess)

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