GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) - The tree lighting ceremony at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum is Thursday, December 6.

It is part of "Christmas on the Grand" which is from 7 to 9 pm. The actual tree lighting is at 7 pm.

The Salvation Army Brass Band and the Dickens Carolers will perform.

President Ford's daughter, Susan Ford Bales will speak at the tree lighting ceremony.

The event is free andvisitors can see the decorated trees and quilts inside the Ford Museum.