MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WBOY) — The Capitol Christmas Tree will visit Morgantown on Saturday, Nov. 11, and police expect traffic patterns to be impacted by the event.
The tree will be at Mylan Park from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 11 for Operation Welcome Home at Mylan Park (452 Mylan Park Lane, Morgantown, W.Va. 26501). And in the afternoon, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., the tree will be on High Street.
In a press release, the Morgantown Police Department said a portion of High St. will be closed starting at 8 a.m. Traffic patterns are expected to return to normal by 5 p.m., the police department said.
The Capitol Christmas Tree, which was harvested in the Monongahela National Forest last week, is on a tour through West Virginia as it heads to Washington D.C., where it will be displayed during the holidays.
The Morgantown event will also include photo opportunities, food trucks, crafts, live music and more.
The tree was also at 84 Lumber in Morgantown on Friday. See Lauren Winans explain more about that event in the player above.