60-foot Christmas tree to be decorated at California's Capitol

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Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Christmas tree arrives at California Capitol
A 60-foot tree has arrived in front of the Capitol in Sacramento to be decorated for Christmas ceremony tradition.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KGO) -- In Sacramento, the Capitol Christmas tree has arrived and it's ready to be decorated.

This year's tree is a white fir. It's 60 feet tall, donated to the state from Shasta County.

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The tree will be decorated with about 25,000 ornaments.

Usually there's a big tree lighting spectacular with the governor, but because of the pandemic, that public event is canceled and the ceremony will be virtual this year.

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It's set for November 25, the day before Thanksgiving, at 6 p.m.