The jolly old elf himself is expected to stop by as the community of Niles welcomes the holidays on Monday night.

People can sample songs, treats, and the spirit of the season at the Niles Fire Safety Complex, 15 East State Street, where the tree lighting ceremony begins at 6:30 p.m., Monday, December 2, 2019.

Santa Claus will arrive at 7 p.m.

The Niles Lions Club sponsors the event.