BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Governor Bobby Jindal and his wife will host the 8th Annual Lighting of the Governor's Mansion Christmas Tree Friday night.
The event will take place inside of the Governor's Mansion at 5 p.m.
Guests of the event will include several families of Gold and Blue Star Moms, Purple Heart Veterans, Women Veterans of Louisiana and Louisiana Army National Guardsmen who are currently deployed or about to be deployed overseas.
The event will also include a performance by the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church children's choir from Zachary.
Families attending the event are asked to bring three non-perishable canned food items to be donated to Louisiana food banks.