Aram Boghosian, Globe Staff
Be there for the oohs and ahs when the light switch is flipped for Boston's official holiday tree, a 45-foot white spruce from Nova Scotia. The tree won't be the only source of light at the annual festivities. After a show featuring "The Voice" contestant James Massone, Nova Scotia band The Squid, the Boston Arts Academy, and a visit from the Grinch, Pyrospectaculars Inc. will make things bright with a special pyrotechnic display.
Nov. 29, 6-8 p.m. Free. Boston Common. www.cityofboston.gov
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