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For Immediate Release                                                    
Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation Authority
Contact: bbooker@tcpara.org
Source: Sandy Wolfe, Director of the Tuscaloosa Arts Council, director@tuscarts.org

UPDATED CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING, FIRST FRIDAY, AND SELFIES WITH SANTA ON DECEMBER 4

(TUSCALOOSA, Ala.) The annual lighting of the Christmas tree at the Tuscaloosa County Court House will take place on Dec. 4 at 6 p.m. Judge Rob Robertson will serve as master of ceremonies for this festive event.

Tuscaloosa native, Rosie Webber will perform. Webber is an Alabama native singer, musician, and songwriter. Since her graduation from Rider University in 2016, she has toured the country with the Broadway musical "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," and has traveled the world as a professional singer. She most recently released her Christmas EP, Jingle & Swing! available now, wherever you stream! For more information on Webber, please visit https://www.rosiewebber.com.

Theatre Tuscaloosa’s performance of “Lights Out for Christmas in Cootah County: A Country (COVID) Christmas Carol” at Government Plaza has been cancelled due to Covid-19 concerns. Instead, the performance will be recorded and offered as a free video stream available soon at www.theatretusc.com or 205.391.2277.

PARA’s presentation of Selfies with Santa on December 4 in Government Plaza has also been cancelled. Please visit www.tcpara.org/events for the most updated information on Holly Jolly in the Park scheduled on December 11.

Patrons are requested to wear a face covering and practice social distancing per City of Tuscaloosa and State of Alabama guidelines. The Tree Lighting and First Friday events are free and open to the public.

Patrons are encouraged to take advantage of downtown Tuscaloosa’s First Friday Art Walk from 5-8 p.m. Visit www.firstfridaytuscaloosa.com for complete information. 

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