The Capitol gets decorative for the season

The Capitol is getting decorative- Glenn Connor, Supervisor 2- State of Wyoming Grounds.
The Capitol is getting decorative- Glenn Connor, Supervisor 2- State of Wyoming Grounds.(Valeria Fugate)
Published: Nov. 29, 2021 at 6:22 PM CST
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - It’s the holiday season at the Capitol, and it’s starting to get decorative.

The State of Wyoming Ground Workers have started to put up the holiday decorations in the Capitol.

The Menorah for Hanukkah, which has been at the Governor’s mansion, will be lit entirely and brought to the Capitol for a lighting ceremony on Dec. 1st.

On Monday, workers started assembling the artificial Christmas tree inside the capitol building.

The tree lighting ceremony will happen on Dec. 8th.

The Governor, First Lady, and the ARC children with intellectual and learning disabilities will be there for the ceremony.

On Dec. 13th, there will also be a Veteran’s wreath placement ceremony to honor Veterans past and present.

“This is the tree, basically for the people of wyoming. Its something that , a tradition that been going on ever since the Capitol has actually been built. And we’re very excited to put it up every year,” said Glenn Connor, Supervisor 2, The State of Wyoming Grounds.

All events will be open to the public.

The times of each ceremonial event are as follows:

Dec. 1st - Hannukkah Menorah Lighting Ceremony at 11:15am.

Dec. 8th-Governor Tree Lighting Ceremony at 9:30- 11 am.

Dec. 13th- Veteran’s Wreath Ceremony, time TBD.

We will keep you updated with any changes.

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