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Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi, joined by members of the Montana congressional delegation and the governor of Montana, will light the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree during a ceremony next week, Tuesday, December 2, at 5 p.m. This year’s tree, a 70-foot subalpine fir, came from Montana’s Bitterroot National Forest.You can read more about this year's tree at Capitol Christmas Tree 2008.
As part of the Capitol’s continuing commitment to save energy, strands of energy-efficient LED lights will be used to decorate the tree.
WHO: Speaker Nancy Pelosi
Senator Max Baucus (MT)
Senator Jon Tester (MT)
Congressman Dennis Rehberg (MT-at large)
Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer
Stephen T. Ayers, Acting Architect of the Capitol
WHAT: U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
WHEN: Tuesday, December 2, at 5 p.m.
NOTE: Security sweep at 3 p.m.
WHERE: West Front, The Capitol