Published: Friday, November 10, 2017 @ 5:38 AM
By: Nick Blizzard - Staff Writer
A 51-foot tree will be featured as the holiday season at Austin Landing kicks into gear Saturday with the Kettering Physician Christmas Tree Lighting and Winter Market.
The market runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the tree lighting set for 6:30 p.m. at The Park at Austin Landing.
The market will feature more than two dozen vendors, offering a variety of items ranging from hand-crafted items, apparel boutiques and home-baked goods. A Toys for Tots drop-off site will be inside the market.
Festivities surrounding the tree lighting will begin at 6 p.m. Santa will kick off the event with a Veterans Day Jeep Parade. Holiday activities will include a performance from Jeanie Moreland Dancers, face painting and games.
A photo booth will be featured, as will hot cocoa and health screenings. The lighting of the tree is set for 6:30 p.m.