Ceremonies for National Christmas Tree, Capitol Christmas tree coming this week
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Washington's about to get lit for the holidays with ceremonies being held this week to set both the Capitol Christmas tree and the National Christmas Tree aglow.

First up is the annual Capitol Christmas tree lighting on Wednesday on the West Front Lawn. Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiHouse rejects GOP effort to seat McCarthy's picks for Jan. 6 panel GOP brawls over Trump on eve of first Jan. 6 hearing Five things to watch as Jan. 6 panel begins its work MORE (D-Calif.) will do the honors at the festivities, which are open to the public and begin at 5 p.m. 

The Capitol Christmas tree will be illuminated until 11 p.m. each night through the new year.

A day after the Capitol's tree gets its yuletide brightness, President TrumpDonald TrumpCuban embassy in Paris attacked by gasoline bombs Trump Jr. inches past DeSantis as most popular GOP figure in new poll: Axios Trump endorses Ken Paxton over George P. Bush in Texas attorney general race MORE and first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpOnly Trump can fix vaccine hesitancy among his supporters Trump discussed pardoning Ghislaine Maxwell: book Jill Biden appears on Vogue cover MORE are poised to be on hand at the National Christmas Tree lighting.

The pair will help celebrate at the 97th annual lighting on the Ellipse on Thursday. The shindig — which starts at 5 p.m. and will be filmed as part of a TV broadcast — will also feature performances by country music singer Jessie James Decker, Colton Dixon from "American Idol," and "The Voice" alum Spensha Baker.