Shorewood - The village of Shorewood's fifth annual tree lighting celebration will be held outside Metro Market, 4075 N. Oakland Ave., from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3.

A holiday tree provided by Ideal Property Management will be lit outside Metro Market throughout the holiday season. In addition to the tree lighting, the event will also feature a visit from Santa, entertainment by the Shorewood High School jazz ensemble and complimentary snacks and beverages.

For the first time ever, Shorewood is also taking children's letters to Santa at "Santa's Mailbox" outside the former Shorewood Press and Robert Laurence Hair Studio building at 4060 N. Oakland Ave. Letters will be accepted until Dec. 22, and Santa will respond to the letters personally.

Shop Shorewood coupon booklets will be distributed and feature special offers through Dec. 25 at 25 Shorewood businesses.

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