I took my oldest son to the 11th Annual Rancho Cordova Christmas Tree Lighting last night in the Capital Village area. I took some photos as well as shot a few brief clips with my Flip camera (only 40 seconds as shown below). This was a festive family-friendly event, and it’s always nice to run into so many familiar faces too.
This annual event takes place in the Capital Village neighborhood in Rancho Cordova at Village Greens Park. If you’re interested to learn more about this neighborhood, you can check out a previous video tour I shot a year ago where I drive through the neighborhood and talk through the different types of houses.
I think events like the Christmas Tree Lighting help shape a sense of community for Rancho Cordova as well as boost a festive atmosphere for the Capital Village neighborhood. What events in your city or neighborhood help foster a sense of connectedness or pride among residents? Also, if you live in Capital Village, what do you think of the yearly Christmas Tree lighting (on top of all the other events)? Good? Bad? I’m curious to hear your perspective.