Ford Museum lights Christmas tree

Christmas tree, Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, Grand Rapids
The Christmas tree outside the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in downtown Grand Rapids. (Nov. 17, 2016)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids is looking ahead to the holiday season by flipping the switch to thousands of lights.

The annual tree lighting ceremony Thursday evening included seasonal music by the Salvation Army band and the Caroling Company and refreshments from the Salvation Army Canteen.

Admission to the museum was free following the event. The museum now features the ‘Christmas on the Grand’ display of Christmas trees and holiday quilts in the lobby.