6570 Bruton Smith Boulevard
Concord, NC 28027
2:00 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012
On November 22 the U.S. Forest Service with help from their nonprofit partner, Choose Outdoors will be bringing the US Capitol Christmas Tree (www.CapitolChristmasTree2012.com) to Concord and invites all people young and old to come celebrate this annual holiday tradition. On November 2, the 2012 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree was harvested in the White River National Forest, near Meeker, CO. The tree is wrapped and being transported to Washington, D.C. on a custom-decorated Mack Pinnacle model truck which will be driven by former U.S. Senator, Ben Nighthorse Campbell. The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree will to be on display at Concord at zMAX Dragway from 2 - 5 p.m. This stop will be one of many along the tree’s 23-day tour across Colorado and the country on its way to the nation’s capital. All festivities with the Tree are open to the public and free for all to enjoy.