Kimberly Robinson
The West Seattle Junction Christmas Tree, located in Junction Plaza Park at the corner of 42nd SW and Alaska Street SW, was lit in an annual event on Dec.1. CLICK THE PHOTO ABOVE TO SEE MORE OR SEE THE GALLERY BELOW FOR MORE

SLIDESHOW: West Seattle Junction Tree lighting sees more than 500

An estimated crowd of more than 500 crowded into Junction Plaza Park to see the official lighting of the Junction Christmas Tree on the evening of Dec. 1.

Marty Riemer, fresh off his announcement of his imminent departure from his job as DJ on KMTT 103.7FM, was in fine comedic form and the emcee for the light hearted event.

Music was provided by the Starlite All Stars and the singing group the Winter Wonderettes.
Line Sandsmark, Executive Director of Arts West spoke about the new show at the theater.
Pastor Dan Jacobs of West Seattle Christian spoke briefly.
Nancy Woodland of Westside Baby urged people to support the agency.

The Endolyne Children's Choir performed under the direction of Amy Stagnobokanev

The event was sponsored by the West Seattle Junction Association.

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