The uptown Charlotte skyline is illuminated in the background as holiday lights burn for first time in First Ward Park on Dec. 8, 2015.
The uptown Charlotte skyline is illuminated in the background as holiday lights burn for first time in First Ward Park on Dec. 8, 2015. David T. Foster III dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
The uptown Charlotte skyline is illuminated in the background as holiday lights burn for first time in First Ward Park on Dec. 8, 2015. David T. Foster III dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
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