Saturday, Tree Lighting at the Promenade

(KATV) Little Rock - Santa and Mrs. Claus kicked of the fifth annual Celebration of Lightsat the Promenade at Chenal. Saturday, all day giveaways includea new Apple iPad Mini, and at 6 p.m. sharp the lighting of the new 26 footmusically animated tree. This spectacular 15 minute lighting show sets offnearly 6,000 lights synchronized to the season's best music each night startingDecember 1st through December 31st at 6pm and again at 8pm. It'sunlike anything else in Central Arkansas.

ThePromenade at Chenal has also begun a donation drive for Make-A-Wish Mid-Southduring the months of November and December 2012, in an effort to collect $5,000enough needed to support the wish of a critically-ill child to be granted in2013. Customers are asked to make monetary donations at any of theparticipating Promenade at Chenal merchants or simple drop a coin into one ofthe fountains at the shopping center. All proceeds go to benefit theorganization.

Bethany Seims withthe Promenade says, "We have everything set up this year with our decorations, we havea lot of traffic and a lot of people are hitting up the special deals and wehope they come out and take a look at what we have going on. We have a lot ofnew stores. We've actually opened seven new stores this year."

For Santa's schedule,click here.

For Make A Wish,Grant a Wish, click here

For Pet Photos withSanta, click here