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‘Jingle bells, Shotgun shells’ is a past winner of the People’s Choice Award in the Lake Park Parade of Trees, which opens this Thursday, Nov. 28 and continues through Sunday, Dec. 1 at the Lake Park American Legion. The tree was created by the mother-daughter duo of Mary Madson and Sherri Lefebvre. FILE PHOTO

A Parade of Trees

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Every Thanksgiving weekend since 2005, the American Legion Club in Lake Park has opened its doors to the public for the annual Parade of Trees.


The 9th annual event will open this Thursday, Nov. 28 — Thanksgiving Day — at 3 p.m., and continues through Sunday, Dec. 1.

According to organizer Melanie Hanson, she and her friend Abby Anderson began putting together the annual event as a fun way of bringing the community together.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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