Battle Ground will host a Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Battle Ground Community Center. The free event will include a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, escorted by Fire District 3 Engine and the Battle Ground Police Department. After the tree is lit, the celebration will move into the warmth of the community center where Santa and Mrs. Claus will greet children. Families are encouraged to bring cameras or phones to take free photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Complimentary holiday cookies and hot cocoa will be offered. Get more details at cityofbg.org/787/Holiday-Tree-Lighting-Celebration.