Holiday

The 2020 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Tour schedule is now available, as announced by the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison (GMUG) National Forests in partnership with nonprofit partner Choose Outdoors and Colorado Tourism. Under the theme, Experience Your Nature, the U.S.

Messick's Christmas Light Show in Elizabethtown, Pa., raised a total of $42,704.56 from 4,352 cars that attended the event. The light show display ran each evening from Dec. 1 through 30 with the help of volunteers who run the show and collect donations for local charities.

IBEW Local 103 members, staff and family donated hundreds of toys to the 6th Annual "Friends of Mayor Martin J. Walsh Holiday Toy Drive." "Thank you IBEW Local 103 for donating two truckloads of toys this morning to ensure every child can celebrate this holiday season," Walsh said on Twitter.

After a journey of more than 2,000 miles from New Mexico, the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree was lit in a special ceremony Dec. 4, on the Capitol's West Lawn. The tree was harvested Nov. 6 in New Mexico's Carson National Forest and transported to Washington, D.C., with a Kenworth W990 operated by Wilbanks Trucking Services in Artesia, New Mexico.

Messick's Equipment's 7th annual Christmas Light Show has opened. The show, which is free and open to the public, features a drive-up show full of tractors, lights and energy-filled Christmas music. Last year Messick's collected $45,368.40 of donations at the Christmas Light Show, bringing the 6-year total of donations raised to $212,712.02.

With the holiday season fast approaching, check some items off your list with these construction-themed gifts. From big-ticket items to stocking stuffers, there is something here for everyone!

The 55th U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree — a 60-ft. Blue Spruce from New Mexico's Carson National Forest — has started its way to Washington, D.C., following its Nov. 6 harvesting near Red River, N.M. The Carson National Forest Service nominated 12 trees as candidates for the special honor, with representatives from the Architect of the Capitol selecting the 2019 U.S.

For the sixth year, Messicks Equipment in Elizabethtown raised money for local charities with its annual Christmas Light Show display. The donation-only event was held each night in December and open to the public to enjoy from the warmth of their cars.

After a journey of more than 3,000 miles from Oregon, the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree was lit in a special ceremony Dec. 6, on the Capitol's West Lawn. The 80-foot Noble Fir is adorned with thousands of LED lights and ornaments made by Oregon residents.

Jolly Old St. Nicholas has taken on a new assignment this holiday season courtesy of heavy duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni USA. Kris Kringle's knack for spreading joy is underscored in a two-minute video inspired by the magic of Christmas and its impact on a man with a mission.

Each year, employees from GOMACO, GEC, Gomaco Trolley Company, BOBALEE and Godbersen-Smith Construction Company and their families come together to celebrate the start of the holiday season at the Family Christmas Party. The day includes skating, concessions, photos with Santa, and gifts for children under the age of 13 from the Godbersen family.