iWireless Center to put up 2016 Christmas Tree

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MOLINE, Illinois — It’s Christmastime! Well, almost.

The iWireless Center is raising its annual Christmas tree on Tuesday, October 11, 2016.

The tree was donated by Chris Zimmer from Moline. ┬áIt’s a blue spruce that stands at about 40-feet tall, but will likely be cut down to 30-35 feet.

There will be about 30,000 lights put on the tree and it will be lit on Saturday, November 19 at the annual Lighting on the Commons ceremony at the John Deere Commons.