Weigh in on where you're going for your Christmas tree this season.
Friday, November 30, 2012
From family tradition to creating childhood memories, selecting a Christmas tree involkes strong emotions among holiday revealers. In Chesterfield Township, shoppers may find an array of real and artifical trees. Mangiapane Trees, which relocated from the Kroger lot to Premier Lanes, previously told Patch selecting a tree is often a family outing that leads to increased oxygen and pleasant aromas in the house. Some Patch readers recently said on our Facebook page they have opted to travel for their Christmas trees to places such as Shea Tree Farm in Marine City and American Tree Farm in Almont. For those who don't like the cleanup and replacement of real trees, there are plenty of choices around the area for artificial trees. Among them …
Lumber Jack at 35369 23 Mile will welcome Santa Claus Nov. 23.
From sleighs to fire trucks, Santa fancies all sorts of transportation in Chesterfield Township and New Baltimore. But helicopter is his first choice Nov. 23, as he plans to land at Lumber Jack on 23 Mile in New Baltimore to a crowd of more than 100 kids and adults. The popular free event is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the grounds of the lumber and hardware retailer. After children catch a glimpse of St. Nick's landing, they will be able to sit and talk to him, get their faces painting and enjoy cookies and cider. Families are advised to dress warmly, said Denise Smith, manager of the New Baltimore Lumber Jack store. Santa will also arrive by helicopter at the other store locations in Algonac, Marysville, Marine City and St. Clair. Clothing…