’Tis the Season

BY TARA SCHMELZ

A cold chill and the smell of pine filled the air alongside Waterfront Park the weekend after Thanksgiving as many people rushed out to start their Christmas decorating by picking out the perfect tree. Jecker’s Christmas Trees and Tommy Thompson’s Trees set up shop every year across the street from one another, giving people hundreds of trees to choose from.

We asked shoppers, “What is your favorite holiday tradition and why?”