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Students will perform at Burnsville's winter lighting ceremony

Two student musical groups from Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 will perform at the 19th annual Winter Lighting Ceremony in Burnsville from 6 to 6:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 22, in Nicollet Commons Park, 12550 Nicollet Avenue.

The FreeStyle choir from Burnsville High School will perform under the direction of Jaclyn Anderson. Students in the Sioux Trail Elementary School Choir, under the direction of Garrett Gessman, will also sing.

During the ceremony, over 200,000 mini-lights and 230 streetlight snowflakes will be turned on along with lights on a 30-foot tree. Complimentary coffee, hot chocolate, cookies, candy canes and hot sandwiches will be provided by area businesses. Mr. and Mrs. Claus will also make an appearance. Free parking is available at nearby ramps.

The lighting program is sponsored by the non-profit Burnsville Community Foundation. For more information, visit

Posted: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 12:04